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Striking Gold in Treasure Beach

Posted by Josh Arnold on May 17, 2020 in No Category
People say, if you’re lucky enough to live at the beach, you’re lucky enough. Take it up a notch, and you might just be lucky enough to find yourself with a tropical drink in hand, gazing out at a 360-degree view of Jamaica’s south coast from the rooftop deck of Villa Elia. Only steps away from the beach, a constant flow of sea breeze is felt through the open floor plan, and unique artwork and furnishings enhance the contemporary feel of the home. “We’ve never quite had a villa that i... read more

The Rural Revolution: Bringing Rustic Design Kicking & Screaming Into the 2020s

Rustic design can easily be fused with modern interior design principles to bring this characterful design theme well and truly
Posted by Josh Arnold on May 17, 2020 in No Category
The rustic look has long been a celebrated staple of interior design, having injected a sense of quaint yet elegant traditionalism into homes across the globe for centuries. However, this much-loved aesthetic doesn’t have to be limited to traditional farmhouses, log cabins and country cottages – far from it! Rustic design can easily be fused with modern interior design principles to bring this characterful design theme well and truly into the 2020s – and we’re here to show you how. Of course... read more

5 Small Home Improvements to Prepare Your Home to Sell

Home improvement projects (big or small), have a reputation for helping boost the value of your home and make it more attractive
Posted by Josh Arnold on May 17, 2020 in No Category
Home improvement projects (big or small), have a reputation for helping boost the value of your home and make it more attractive to a larger pool of potential home buyers. From DIY projects like changing out old hardware to updating carpeting or hardwood floors – there are several small and inexpensive improvements you can make prior to putting your home on the market. “We do many things to help our sellers get the most value for their homes and in some instances, without these small tweaks these homes ... read more

It’s Electrifying!

Posted by Josh Arnold on May 17, 2020 in No Category
The striking roofline. The seductive curves. The plush interior. The roar of the engine…wait. There’s no roar of the engine. Where’s the roar? This is a 1953 Jaguar XK120 with the 160-horsepower, dual-cam motor — the one that made it the fastest production automobile of its time — right? Yes. But also, no. This moment of head-cocked, wide-eyed idolatry is brought to you by Lunaz Design. The British luxury automobile company has taken the aforementioned XK120, as well as a 1961 Rolls-R... read more

Sustainable is the New Fashionable

Posted by Josh Arnold on May 17, 2020 in No Category
When Chanel announced its new sustainable plan aimed at addressing climate change in March, the announcement marked a sea change for the fashion world. The French brand’s ambitious program includes goals like reducing carbon emissions across all operations and shifting to 100% renewable electricity by 2025. It was a moment with a message: Sustainability and luxury are not mutually exclusive. Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® Property Specialists already noted this shift. In “The Report: 2020,&rdqu... read more