REVAMPED DIGITAL STREAMING CLASSIC …with a Touch of Majik

    A potent combination of network music player, pre-amp and power amp in a single box enclosure, the next-generation Majik DSM has been designed to cater for both first-time hi-fi buyers seeking authentic simplicity and existing customers wanting to enhance their high-end hi-fi options in more rooms. It is, in short, the ideal entertainment…

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HOW THE QUARANTINE HAS AFFECTED OUR SEARCH FOR A LUXURY HOME

Article supplied by Atlas Group Despite global health concerns and the seemingly endless weeks when most of Europe was quarantined, interest in luxury properties has continued to grow, fuelled perhaps by daydreaming of a home in the sun surrounded by beauty and comfort. While Spain is weathering the changing restrictions, the desire for a second…

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HOME OFFICE WORKS… But Nothing Replaces Human

Interview with Jana Novakova Interior Design Director of AALTO Exclusive Design How have you been coping with COVID-19 and the confinement? Confinement has been a very busy two-month period, with home office work. We attended our clients through Zoom, Skype, phone or email to provide design services. Although nothing replaces human contact and selecting materials…

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How the Quarantine has Affected INTERIOR DESIGN – Interview with Creative Director Olivia O

How are you helping clients make their homes more comfortable and functional following the official quarantine period? More than ever, people are looking into investing in their residences. The post-COVID client will be more attuned to flaws in their homes after taking a closer look at them while staying at home. Lately, we have received…

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THE BIG FLOWER FIGHT ON NETFLIX: Exclusive interview with contestant Eoghan Riordan Fernandez

British competition show The Big Flower Fight premiered in May this year on Netflix, transporting viewers into eight episodes of mind-blowing floral creativity that has never been seen before. Contestants from all walks of life are challenged to create gigantic floral structures that quite literally serve as veritable works of art – each and every…

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Unique Fires

New Showroom For Popular Fireplace Company Now that winter is upon us, it might be time to think of a new fireplace or heater. Unique Fires have been established on the Costa del Sol for many years and they have now opened a modern new showroom in Urb. Galera Park in Estepona (close to Abbeygate’s…

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Space & Grace…

Creative Renovation at Affordable Prices Is it time for change? Does your home represent your vision of beauty and functionality for your lifestyle? If you are considering enlarging, redesigning your space or simply updating your home to better meet your requirements and lifestyle, managing director Emma Surgenor at Space & Grace can arrange a free…

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Acoola – HOMES WITH Chic Shade and Soul..

Interview with Cathelijne de Vilder – Photos by Johnny Gates   Tell us more about Acoola’s unique concept… When outdoor meets indoor, beautiful things happen. Not only do we amplify our living spaces all year-round but we also create harmony in the homes of our clients. Outdoor becomes indoor; there is no longer any visible…

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Elegant and Timeless Style, WITH BECARA…

Interview with Begoña Zunzunegui (Founder) Showroom Photos by Julia Roder   Tell us about who is behind Becara and how it started…   Behind Becara there is a group of enthusiastic people dedicated to trying to make your life more pleasant. It started back in 1964 when I decided to start traveling all around the…

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KARE MARBELLA

KARE MARBELLA Inspiring New Furniture Showroom in Marbella How would you describe Kare’s position in the global market?Kare is an international brand with a wide range of products – more than 6,000 – including outstanding furniture, lighting and accessories. Our products are colourful and non-conformist. We have almost 40 years of experience and 100 shops…

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First People

TAKING THE STRESS OUT OF Creating a New Home Environment Interview with Maria del Mar Florido and Ruth Torre from ID Latinia Photos by Julia Roder     Tell us more about how ID Lat-inia came about… We’re both Spanish, but have dif-ferent professional backgrounds (Ruth’s in art direction and cin-ema, and Maria’s in fashion).…

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Furnish Your Holiday Place From Your Home Address

ID House is offering a unique service where you can choose and buy your furniture at their online web shop. According to interior designer and ID House owner Ilze Dombrovska, many of her customers just visit Marbella for a brief period of time. “Often they don’t have enough time to focus fully on decorating and…

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Major Keynote Presentation Planned For Marbella - Home and Lifestyle Magazine

Major Keynote Presentation Planned For Marbella

Property developer Bynok is expecting more than 1,000 real estate agents, investors and other construction industry professionals to attend a special keynote presentation on 8 March in Puerto Banús, where the pacesetting company will be outlining its new market strategies, and reporting on its current and future projects. According to CEO Armando Gómez, Bynok has…

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New Management For Popular Mijas Costa Establishment - Home and Lifestyle Magazine

New Management For Popular Mijas Costa Establishment

Metro Grupo has acquired Max Beach, located at Playa Riviera in the popular Mijas Costa holiday resort area and renowned for its stunning panoramic views. Metro is already planning some key changes in the first year, including “a culinary delight” curated by Metro Grupo executive chef Lawrence Otterburn in conjunction with new head chef Geoffrey…

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Dual Award-Winning Honour For Marbella Company - Home and Lifestyle Magazine

Dual Award-Winning Honour For Marbella Company

TD Sat & Sound has received two prestigious awards from its manufacturer. The first was “Platinum Partner for 2018”, representing recognition that the company is selling above a certain level of Control4 products. Only one other Spanish company (in Mallorca) has the same status. The other award was the “Pinnacle”; one of only three presented…

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NEW LOOK FOR TODOMADERA ESTEPONA - Home and Lifestyle Magazine

NEW LOOK FOR TODOMADERA ESTEPONA

BESPOKE FURNITURE Todomadera Estepona have been established for many years on the Coast, offering high-quality wardrobes, doors and accessories at great value. Now, they have updated their showroom with a great new look as well as offering new ranges in contemporary and classic styles to suit all tastes. Todomadera Estepona can offer bespoke wardrobes to…

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NEW INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR DESIGN DEPARTMENT - Home and Lifestyle Magazine

NEW INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR DESIGN DEPARTMENT

ACOOLA EUROPE Now cleverly merging with shade guru Acoola Europe, Acoola Décor deliver “a home styling service with soul”. The new and improved Acoola provides an all-round turn-key service, from shade design and installation to indoor and outdoor furniture and home accessories. Led by interior designer Cathelijne de Vilder, who has over 10 years of…

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PASSIONATE COMMITMENT TO DESIGN - Home and Lifestyle Magazine

PASSIONATE COMMITMENT TO DESIGN

ALISON BETHELL-COLLINS Alison Bethell-Collins has lived in Marbella since 1979 and has spent most of those years creating fabulous interiors for discerning clients. She originally trained for her career in design in Florence, says she loves to design special pieces for her clients, and is equally at home designing a finca or a sleek modern…

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FIFTY YEARS OF PACESETTING SUCCESS - Home and Lifestyle Magazine

FIFTY YEARS OF PACESETTING SUCCESS

SANEAMIENTOS PUYA Marbella company Puya, specialists in bathrooms and kitchens, remain a standard-bearer in the sector as they celebrate their 50th anniversary. As a key part of their celebrations, they are organising a series of sponsorship and social initiatives in the city during the year, including collaborating with sports clubs and supporting nongovernmental organisations and local…

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CREATING STUNNING OUTDOOR AREAS - Home and Lifestyle Magazine

CREATING STUNNING OUTDOOR AREAS

UTROPICAL Utropical is a family business that was established with the objective of improving the style of thatched roofs and pergolas with latest trends and options – adapting them to the shape and form of modern homes.                 “Our great team of highly qualified technicians, builders and carpenters…

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CONTINUING TO BRING QUALITY HOT TUBS TO THE COSTA DEL SOL - Home and Lifestyle Magazine

CONTINUING TO BRING QUALITY HOT TUBS TO THE COSTA DEL SOL

AQUAPOOL SPAS Serving their clients since 2004 from showrooms in San Pedro and Fuengirola, as the biggest spa dealer on the Coast, Aquapool Spas celebrate their 14th anniversary this year. In 2017 Aquapool Spas added Endless Pools swim spas to their range: a wide array of advanced swim spas where you can combine treadmill workouts, swimming and hot…

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INAUGURATION OF LUXURY SHOWROOM IN MARBELLA - Home and Lifestyle Magazine

INAUGURATION OF LUXURY SHOWROOM IN MARBELLA

PROGIBESPA The only Jacuzzi® dealer specialised in hot tubs, saunas and hammams on the Costa del Sol, ProgibeSPA recently opened a luxury showroom in Marbella – in Polígono San Pedro de Alcantara. The company has its roots in Helsinki (Finland) and (Alicante) Spain, and the ProgibeSPA story begun when the owners of Gibeller and Pro…

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HOME & LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY MILESTONE - Events - Home and Lifestyle Magazine

HOME & LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY MILESTONE

Home & Lifestyle Magazine celebrated its 10th anniversary at the exciting new hotspot that everyone is talking about – Kah Marbella in Aloha. Advertisers, colleagues, supporters and friends joined the team to celebrate a decade of dedication to and passion for the world of design and décor, enjoying the Kah’s stunning swimming pool setting with…

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DIVERSE RANGE OF LUXURY HOME BUILDING SERVICES - Home and Lifestyle Magazine

PROTEC GROUP – DIVERSE RANGE OF LUXURY HOME BUILDING SERVICES

Protec Group is a construction and refurbishment company in the heart of the Costa del Sol that focuses on new constructions of villas, houses and apartments as well as renovations. Since 1996 they have also been working on the manufacture, distribution and installation of windows and doors of the highest quality. Protec Group offer customers all trades around the…

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SWEET DREAMS WITH HYPNOS - Home and Lifestyle Magazine

BEDS & MORE – SWEET DREAMS WITH HYPNOS

The prestigious range of beds by British family-run bed-making company Hypnos is now available exclusively on the Costa del Sol at Beds & More. Carrying the Royal Warrant, Hypnos have been practising and perfecting the art of making luxury pocket spring beds by hand since Edwardian days. With over 100 years of bedmaking experience and insight into a great…

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TEN YEARS OF DEDICATION AND SUCCESS - Home and Lifestyle Magazines

RESIDENCIAS LUJOSAS VITALUX – TEN YEARS OF DEDICATION AND SUCCESS

It is sometimes said that modesty is an ornament. For Doris Kavcic, owner of real estate company “Residencias Lujosas Vitalux, S.L.”, however, that also raises the question: do you get further in life without it? This is the 10th year of “Vitalux” and she admits quite freely, “It fills me with joy and pride!” Doris recalls that 2009…

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ECLECTIC FLAIR WITH A NATURAL TOUCH - Home and Lifestyle Magazine

ESTUCO INTERIOR DESIGN – ECLECTIC FLAIR WITH A NATURAL TOUCH

Interview with Christina Poveromo Estuco Interiors is a well-established company. Can you tell us how you started? Christel and I formed a business partnership together in 2000 after having known each other for many years.  The timing was perfect as we had been offered two show flats in Los Arqueros, which gave us so much work. The rest…

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Apartamento54 Interiors Timeless Style with a Natural Flair

Apartamento54 emerged from an idea nurtured by its creator, Ana Karla Poplawski, after many years working in the interior design industry and gaining specialist insight through both her family and her professional contacts. She grew up in an environment where taking caring of the home aesthetic was a natural issue: linen bed sheets, fresh flowers…

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Focus on the Unseen: The Construction Boom

By Marco Dalli It’s official: the Costa del Sol is booming and people from all over the world are discovering the benefits of investing and living in Spain, especially southern Spain. Of course, this has never been in doubt for the early pioneers who settled in this part of world many years ago. For example,…

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Design Showcase – Atlas Group Property Developments

ATLAS GROUP From a Team You Can Trust Guaranteed Real Developments The property market is booming here in Spain, and the Costa del Sol is at the epicentre of the recent peak in construction. With numerous cranes now on the horizon and investment opportunities cropping up left, right and centre, Marbella and the surrounding areas…

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Commitment to Innovation Quality and Personalisation

Interview with David Millon. Villeroy & Boch. What are some of the exciting initiatives planned for Villeroy & Boch this year, and what path will the company be taking as it looks to the future? Villeroy & Boch will continue with the same distribution policy that already stands out in the market for its select…

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Home Whisperer and Holistic Real Estate Agent

Interview with A.H.F. (Toon) Roijers Heart 4 Homes What is the basic concept behind Heart 4 Homes? In the late 1980s I switched from being a lawyer in the Netherlands to being an estate agent for a considerable period of time. I owned my own certified real estate agency and also served on the national…

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Vegetalia Restaurant Celebrations for 20th Anniversary

Fuengirola restaurant Vegetalia celebrated its 20th anniversary towards the end of last year, two decades offering ovo-lacto-vegetarian cuisine in a cosy and relaxed ambience. Using the freshest ingredients and avoiding food additives and artificial flavourings, their emphasis is always on the taste and quality of the food and on providing an excellent culinary experience. “We…

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Greetings by Louise Attractive Cards for Special Occasions

Greetings by Louise is a bright new range of quality greetings cards available at selected stores along the Costa del Sol, ideal for birthday wishes, thank-you messages and “good vibrations to friends and loved ones”.  “If digital designs don’t appeal,” says Louise, “you will love these bright and bold cards featuring colourful hand-painted images of…

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De Tropen Opening of Premier Garden Furniture Showroom in Vélez-Málaga 

De Tropen are considered to be the largest garden furniture specialists in southern Spain, with nearly 13,000 square metres of installations at their new showroom in Vélez-Málaga. Their commercial strategy is “based on the direct import of products, counting on the best manufacturers located in different parts of the world, contributing to the principle to…

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Humilogic España Easy Solutions for Moisture and Damp Problems

It doesn’t matter how stunning your home is: you can still suffer problems related to moisture and damp. With Humilogic, those issues can be resolved easily and effectively. According to their professional team, damp, moisture or wetness have three consequences: aesthetic problems (humidity stains), structural problems and health problems. “Clients only know about these problems…

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Lovely Dog Marbella Offering All-Round Care For Your Pet

The team at Lovely Dog Marbella Club are passionate about animals and offer a professional and caring dog day-care, grooming and hotel service – providing everything that you could possibly need for your pet’s wellbeing. Each animal is treated according to its individual nature, and a plan of activities is adapted according to its breed,…

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Grand Opening of New Zoco Home Concept Store

Zoco Home has moved its premises to an impressive 250 square metre showroom in Centro Idea (Mijas). The new concept store offers beautiful Moroccan-inspired furniture and décor items, with the style best described as “ethnic with a Scandinavian twist”.The store is full of new decoration items as well as furniture, and the selection is updated…

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CLC World Resorts & Hotels

Acclaimed Resorts Built On Stronger Foundations For over three decades, CLC World Resorts & Hotels has given tens of thousands of families the opportunity to own or part-own a stunning holiday home in some of the world’s most desirable locations, including on the Costa del Sol. Led by its Chairman and Founder Roy Peires, CLC…

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Casasola Décor New Corporate Image for Interior Designers

Casasola Décor are one of the longest established interior design showrooms on the Costa del Sol, having opened their doors over 30 years ago. Now, three decades later, they have updated their corporate image to make it more in-tune with their innovative designs. They have fresh catalogues as well as new furniture items to peruse,…

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Agatha bath

Exclusive and Innovative Bathrooms

Interview with Agata Giec Agata Bath Design Tell us about the main products offered by Agata Bath Design… Agata Bath Design offers beautiful designer mineral stone bathtubs and sinks. Agata baths are designed and manufactured in Poland to the highest quality and durability standards, with cutting-edge mineral stone-based materials. What materials do you use? MINERALICAST®…

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Serene Suite Style with a Touch of Dramatic Elegance

The idea was quite ambitious but Femont Galvan Designers were the perfect team to bring the project to fruition. The owners wanted to convert a three-bedroom apartment into a one-bedroom luxury suite, using materials of the highest quality while not interfering with the home’s existing tranquillity and their art collection. “For the new layout,” explains…

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CLC World Resorts & Hotels

Presentation of Exceptional Santa Barbara Heights Project in Mijas Costa

In October, CLC World hosted the memorable launch of their latest luxury residential development Santa Barbara Heights, located at prestigious California Beach Resort in Mijas Costa, where each and every stunning apartment will have its own private glass-fronted plunge pool and uninterrupted sea views. More than 100 guests – mostly from Málaga province’s property industry…

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State-of-The-Art installations and Quality Service

State-of-The-Art installations and Quality Service

State-of-the-Art Installations and Quality Service The TecnoClima installations and maintenance company was set up in Marbella in 2008 with the aim of becoming an industry standard-bearer on the Costa del Sol. Over the past decade it has achieved that objective, offering clients top-quality service, exclusive design, solid professionalism and cutting-edge innovation, while being able to…

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New Home Retail Shop

New Home Retail Shop Opens in Marbella

New Home Retail Shop opens in Marbella Villa 25’s newly opened shop in Costabella (East Marbella) offers customers an eclectic and stylish mix of home accessories and gifts “designed to appeal to those looking for something refreshingly different”, as well as a bespoke decorating service. Interior decorator and Villa 25 owner Rita van Dijk spent…

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Exclusive Service LAUNCHED in Marbella

Exclusive Service LAUNCHED in Marbella

CONNECTIONS PRIVATE TRAVEL Exclusive Service LAUNCHED in Marbella Connections Private Travel offer a discreet service to high net worth individuals and their families, as well as to corporate organisations. Established for more 30 years, they provide a full service covering the meetings, incentives, conferences and events sector. For individuals and their families, Connections Private Travel…

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London Calling for Global Marbella Company

London Calling for Global Marbella Company

UDesign might be based in Marbella but their work takes them to the world’s most luxurious enclaves. From the deserts of Marrakech to the snowy slopes of fashionable Verbier – and to the bright sandy beaches of the Cayman Islands UDesign’s international clientele are keeping the company in globetrotting mode. Their latest international project is…

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Stunning Cortijo Transformation in El Madroñal

Stunning Cortijo Transformation in El Madroñal

The property featured here was a dated “cortijo-style” house when Lord Designs Interiors were commissioned to completely modernise it up to current standards. The client wanted to transform its original rustic features into a contemporary style, while still retaining a “homey” feel. “They wanted warm/happy colours,” says founder and interior architect Sophie Lord. “To that…

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THAMARAI DESIGN

Luxury Lounging In and Around the Pool -THAMARAI DESIGN

Thamarai Design is one of the most experienced landscape, swimming pool and pond design companies on the Costa del Sol, with over 17 years of experience internationally in the field. According to the company, “Each project is designed with close attention to detail, and managed and implemented with great care to create seamless, well-executed and…

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No Substitute for Passion

No Substitute for Passion

Getting what you want from your job and your life often takes mental toughness, especially – notes Doris Kavcic – when you live on the Costa del Sol and work in the real estate business. She founded Residencias Lujosas Vitalux, S.L. in 2009, “with a lot of passion and joy”, and in all has 19…

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Design Services with the Wow Factor in Marbella

Design Services with the Wow Factor in Marbella

Elisabet Asgeirsdottir, an Interior Architect from Iceland, has launched a new firm in Marbella, EA Interiors, providing top services in interior architecture and design. Elisabet previously had a successful career at larger firms, before fulfilling her goal of setting up her own business. She believes it is important to allow her personality to come through…

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Innovative Update of Aluminium Shutters

Innovative Update of Aluminium Shutters

After last year’s successful introduction of the all-new real wood interior and exterior shutter ranges to the Spanish market, it became clear to ShuttersinSpain that the aluminium plantation shutter range was too limited. “High time for an update or, better still, why not replace it altogether?” The company is now pleased to present a complete…

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First Person (Femont Galvan)

  How did Femont Galvan come about? After studying in Milan and London, and full of enthusiasm and boundless energy to create and explore, we were keen to develop a project space where the prime objective was to offer designs of great creative quality. Since its birth, the company’s main objective has been to create…

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BANUS GROUP

Exciting Summer News for Clients

Banus Group is preparing for the 2017 high season with new promotions and new offers for customers. All the team is looking forward to summer “with positive energy and new ideas”. The group is starting five “significant” construction projects, including two turn-key projects that are expected to be completed this year. “We are sure that…

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INAUGURATION OF NEW ITALIAN FURNITURE BRAND CALLIGARIS

INAUGURATION OF NEW ITALIAN FURNITURE BRAND CALLIGARIS IN MARBELLA

International furniture brand Calligaris celebrated the opening of its Marbella showroom, in Centro Negocios Oasis on Marbella’s prestigious Golden Mile, with a cocktail party attended by many of Marbella’s movers and shakers. Guests enjoyed canapés and an array of beverages while perusing the diverse furniture displays. www.calligaris.es. Photos: Johnny Gates.

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DESIGNING GOLF AREAS FOR YOUR HOME

DESIGNING GOLF AREAS FOR YOUR HOME INTERVIEW WITH LOUIE BREHM FROM THE GOLF COMPANY What services do The Golf Company offer and how is your team made up? The Golf Company is a full service golf construction company that focuses its attention equally on two distinct sectors: the residential sector where we build and create…

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