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  • Malta’s most famous home

    Malta’s most famous home

    In an interview with Iggy Fenech, interior designer Pippa Toledo reveals the tricks behind redesigning the presidential home and how she wanted this project to be a contribution to her country. They say that every man’s home is his castle and, for...

  • Selling property cost-effectively

    Selling property cost-effectively

    Online real estate service www.ihomes.com.mt offers one of the best choices available. Mark Barbara, managing director at ihomes.com.mt, created this project during his previous life in interior home décor, whenis clients would repeatedly remark...

  • Aesthetically pleasing interiors

    Aesthetically pleasing interiors

    The priority at Design Hub Malta is to deliver aesthetically pleasing, functional and affordable interior and exterior design solutions. Both local and foreign clients are welcome to a selection of design packages dependent on the client’s...

  • A storm in a swimming pool

    A storm in a swimming pool

    From using borehole water illegally to considerable maintenance fees, installing a swimming pool at home comes with full peril potential. Helen Raine asks, is it worth the hassle? When the thermometer hits 40˚ in the shade in the Maltese summer,...

  • Outdoor furniture

    Orienta has launched their 2015 Outdoor Furniture Range. The collection offers 27 models of dining tables, chairs, sofas, armchairs, coffee tables and sun loungers. There are two basic colours, Venge (dark brown) and Clay (greyish cream) and...

  • Bedrooms for the boys

    Bedrooms for the boys

    So the girl from accounts that you’ve been looking at has deigned to come back to your place after a night out. Your apartment is looking sharp; you’ve remodelled the bathroom and the kitchen and the living room contains understated, chic...

  • Mobile and web apps to aid home design

    Mobile and web apps to aid home design

    Home owners and renters looking to redesign or renovate can turn to apps to help simplify the process and get the job done sooner and more efficiently. As home spending ramps up, web and mobile apps aim to ease some of the pain and expense. A free...

  • Homes with a view

    Homes with a view

    The phrase ‘a room with a view’ is something of an understatement for these luxurious properties. We bring you the cream of the world’s crop. There are views... and then there are incredible panoramas, the likes of which typically require a...

  • Innovation and quality

    Innovation and quality

    Satariano stands for luxury and top quality, coupled with the most suitable financial solutions. The Satariano group constantly seeks to establish new partnerships with other worldwide market leaders not only to introduce new products to the local...

  • The art of pyrography

    The art of pyrography

    From scenic vistas to portraits, artist Andreea Barbu will create anything onto your wooden furniture using an old technique known as pyrography. Marc Buhagiar finds out more. Pyrography is not a 21st-century invention; it was actually quite...

  • Top that now!

    Top that now!

    So you’ve decided to do a spot of remodelling and you’re feeling lost when it comes to choosing your new kitchen top. This simplified guide will get your started on your quest. So there you are, gearing up to the mighty task of choosing a brand...

  • Your great outdoors

    Your great outdoors

    With summer just round the corner, it’s now time to start prepping our outside areas for entertaining. Iggy Fenech gets some insider tips from interior designers. While winter almost seemed to be here to stay, it’s really time to start wallowing...

  • Just cool it

    Just cool it

    With just weeks to go until we all start complaining about how warm it’s getting, Jo Caruana looks for advice on how to keep our homes cool – without the air conditioning. If memory serves, it was May last year when I first reached, gasping, for...

  • Our homes, our story

    Our homes, our story

    Each house has its own story, a story of the people who identify themselves within that space and is their own creation. It’s our own story, crafted by our own inspirations, tastes and experiences into what we call our home. A trend that is...

  • A woof over your head

    A woof over your head

    I grew up on the fringes of a town near a valley and large tracts of fields, mostly abandoned to the wild. This made for a childhood of running around exploring, building forts and having boyhood level adventures. And, like any Enid Blyton...

  • Bringing listings to life

    Bringing listings to life

    The real estate industry is extremely competitive worldwide and agencies are incessantly striving to set themselves apart from their competition. One way of doing this is by offering exceptional digital content, which has undoubtedly become a...

  • The fine art of modern housekeeping

    The fine art of modern housekeeping

    We can land a vehicle on Mars, we can dream up insane 3D-printed projects, we can even use Facebook while we’re on planes now. So how come we’re still scrubbing toilets? Come on, science, you’ve got some explaining to do! I’m not saying the...

  • High-earning men ‘do fewer chores’

    High-earning men ‘do fewer chores’

    High-earning men are less likely to help their partners with household chores than their lower paid counterparts, a study has found. Experts at the University of Warwick’s Institute of Employment Research believe a ‘class divide’ is emerging,...

  • Nolte kitchen range

    Nolte kitchen range

    The new Nolte kitchens range is in Malta. A German brand that can be combined in different ways to suit style, size and budget, Nolte kitchens can be viewed at Project Life by Vella Falzon in Naxxar Road, San Ġwann. For trade enquiries, call 2138...

  • Healthy heat infrared heating panels proven to be more economical than traditional heating systems

    Healthy heat infrared heating panels proven to be more economical than traditional heating systems

    A study carried out by the Institute for Sustainable Energy at the University of Malta (UOM) has shown that healthy heat far infrared heating panels use less than half the amount of energy of a commonly used traditional AC unit and are faster to...

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