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  • Painting the roof green

    Painting the roof green

    A new University of Malta project will see the introduction of the first green roof to Malta. Vince Lloyd Morris, from the Life+Med Green Roof Project, writes about it. Research being undertaken at the University of Malta could make a big...

  • “My home is a ship”

    “My home is a ship”

    When your home is based on a dredging vessel, getting used to your living space takes on a whole new meaning. Joseph Felice tells Ramona Depares about life on board without getting bored. Most of us are used to joining colleagues in a land-based...

  • A paradise in our homes

    A paradise in our homes

    A garden is not just a functional space, it is meant to generate emotions and bring well-being. Sicilian architect Angelo Vecchio tells Stephanie Fsadni about his love affair with gardens, the principles of landscape architecture and how...

  • Open Week at Satariano Home

    Open Week at Satariano Home

    The Satariano brand has always been associated with high-end living, and the brands chosen by SatarianoHome reflect this ideal. San Giacomo and Novamobile, the two highly reputable Italian furniture brands the company works with, offer furniture...

  • Genuine Maltese antique furniture

    Ġgantija Antiques focuses on genuine Maltese furniture pieces which form part of Malta’s heritage. Items in the gallery include authentic glass domes, bisque figurines, devotional religious artefacts, lusters, clocks and other rare items. The vast...

  • Function and beauty

    Countertops are one thing that will make a big difference to your kitchen. Staron by Samsung is a 100% acrylic, solid surface material for homes and commercial settings. As a durable, stain-resistant, hygienic, and easy-to-clean surface, Staron is...

  • Ergonomics and style

    Ergonomics and style

    With all the ergonomic Stressless advantages, Stressless Metro and Stressless City recliners are certainly eye-catching and will work in any lounge setting in any leather or fabric colours. The combination of the chrome rotating base and sleek...

  • Preserving the beauty of Buskett

    Preserving the beauty of Buskett

    The restoration project of three scheduled farmhouses in Buskett has clinched the Din l-Art Ħelwa Award for Architectural Heritage. Architect Jean Frendo describes to Simonne Pace how the properties were painstakingly but beautifully brought back...

  • Give your home a hearth

    Give your home a hearth

    As we wave winter goodbye, now isn’t the time to worry about the heating difficulties we just endured, right? Wrong. Thanks to the element of planning involved, now is the time to start thinking about installing a working fireplace. We have just...

  • Do you need estate agents?

    Do you need estate agents?

    When I decided to sell my one-bedroom flat in Xemxija, I called several estate agents. They duly valued the property then hit me with the price; 3.5 per cent for sole agent and five per cent for multi-agency sales… plus VAT. I went with a sole...

  • A four-legged addition to the home

    A four-legged addition to the home

    So the kids are clamouring for a dog and you have run out of excuses. Ramona Depares helps you run through the checklists of do’s and don’ts before you open heart and home. Dogs make excellent companions. They provide an always-available...

  • Feel the difference

    Feel the difference

    Dunlopillo’s Talalay Latex mattress comes with ventilation in the mattress itself. This enhances body heat dispersion and efficiently changes the air inside the mattress with every body movement. This is all thanks to the unique, open-cell...

  • Development trends

    Development trends

    Walking used to be the primary way people moved from one place to another, but today’s sophisticated society has created a more intricate lifestyle. Most people nowadays drive, and this has led to a high demand for mixed-use developments in terms...

  • A complete design solution

    A complete design solution

    Today’s modern homes reflect a practical urban lifestyle, with the family centre being at the heart of the household. An open plan structure promotes the interaction among family and friends as walls no longer impede this. IdeaCasa have just...

  • Rent it to the max

    Rent it to the max

    Thinking of renting out your unused property? The right advice can spell the difference between a low return and a high-yielding investment, says Helen Raine. Rents in Malta are relatively low compared to house prices. That means that landlords...

  • Bend time and space with Hemisferic lamps

    Bend time and space with Hemisferic lamps

    Hemisferic is an innovative and minimalistic collection of lamps that accentuates the linear effect of light. The brand brings a technical audacity through its bright, arc-shaped sculptures in the form of suspended objects, creating a sense of...

  • Nolte kitchens

    Nolte kitchens

    Nolte, the second largest brand in Germany, offers innovation in the kitchen and a wide range of styles that can be combined to suit any room size and budget. One can view the Nolte range at Project Life by Vella Falzon in Naxxar Road, San Gwann.

  • Stylish and practical choices for the family

    Stylish and practical choices for the family

    We all want our homes to offer the most comfortable and safest options for our little ones – without giving up on style, of course. This fusion of elegance and practicality is what make Italian leather sofa producer Natuzzi so popular. Natuzzi’s...

  • Kitchens month

    Kitchens month

    This month is dedicated to kitchens at Fino, with various discounts being offered on the Veneta Cucine range. This brand provides a variety of gloss and matt finishes matching both traditional and modern furniture. It also offers a range of...

  • Designer lighting for avant-garde look

    Designer lighting for avant-garde look

    Lighting brand Mantra is now available in Malta with an innovative collection by designer Hugo Tejada called Pasion. Manufactured in fibreglass and finished in black and white epoxy, the collection features built-in, low-consumption lighting that...

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