Stylish Spaces 2016
Virgin Islands Property & Yacht
Stylish Spaces of the Year
Virgin Islands Property & Yacht, the Territory’s leading lifestyle magazine is proud to announce VIPY Stylish Spaces of the Year
in Association with VP Bank.
And also brought to you by:
BCQS International, Elian, Harneys, House & Paint Factory
Our mission is to find, showcase and celebrate the Virgin Island’s most beautiful living and commercial spaces. Home/business owners who have decorated their own homes/premises, as well as professional designers and Architects are all eligible to enter.
Submit up to two images of your Stylish Space within one of the categories below:
All of our winners will receive Winners’ Plaques and have their spaces published in Virgin Islands Property & Yacht June 2016 issue.
Our Supreme Winner will receive a home improvement package courtesy of House and Paint Factory valued at $1,000.
Vote for your favorite spaces for the chance to win $500 cash!
Best use of Colour, brought to you by Paint Factory
Judges will be looking at the unique way in which color has been used within a space, to complement the area using color combinations, matching and imagination. Not just limited to paint!
Indoor/Outdoor Flow, brought to you by BCQS International
Judges are looking for seamless flow and connection between indoors and outdoors, a cohesion between indoor and outdoor rooms – From indoor living areas to decked areas to pool and garden areas.
Most Creative Space, brought to you by Harneys
Design alone does not make space creative. The people who inhabit the space do. Creative spaces are borne from imagination, emotions, physical and mental places within us. Examples: children’s room, garden, office, restaurant.
Most Stylish Kitchen, brought to you by Elian
Judges are looking for well thought out kitchens: The use of the space, the flow of the kitchen in terms of function and design. Kitchens do not have to be new.
Most Stylish Living Room, brought to you by House
Judges are looking at how the décor of the living room is considered: Colors, textiles, fittings, artwork, and how all of these combine to create a beautiful living space.
Supreme Award, brought to you by VP Bank
This Category will be judged the best of the best, crème de la crème. The Supreme Winner Category is not open for actual Entries. Our Judges will decide the winner of from the final Category winners.
Best use of Small Space, brought to you by Virgin Islands Property & Yacht
Judges are looking for functional small spaces presented with smart, clever ideas and creative ways for storage, placement of furnishings, making the space seem larger.
Please click here for full Terms & Conditions
Entries & voting opens: 1 December 2015
Entries & voting closes: 31 March 2016
Judging & Photography: April 2016
Winners announced: Awards Event in early June 2016/VIPY June issue 2016
For further information, please contact: [email protected]
Introducing our VIPY Stylish Spaces of the Year Judges:
Judges will be looking for entire rooms or spaces (i.e. not just one aspect of a room), where the interior/exterior décor and decoration complement one another and deliver a cohesive creative statement: beautiful spaces that speak about their owners and the way they live/work.
Factors taken into consideration will include: colour use, texture, use of space, creative ideas, composition, interior design, furniture, textiles, soft furnishings, fixtures, accessories, fittings, styling.
To be eligible for entry, homes/villas/commercial spaces must be lived in and fully furnished.
VP Bank Supreme Award
Brought to you by VP Bank (BVI) Ltd (a subsidiary of the VP Bank Group)
Introducing Sjoerd Koster, General Manager – Client Business
Founded in 1995, VP Bank (BVI) Ltd was the first VP Bank subsidiary established outside of Europe. The Bank holds a full banking license in the British Virgin Islands and offers the full range of private banking services to high-net-worth individuals, intermediaries and asset managers worldwide. VP Bank (BVI) Ltd acts both as a conservative lender in the high-end real estate market and as a commercial lender in the British Virgin Islands. We ensure that our clients’ banking and financial needs are satisfied and that the services we offer meet and exceed their expectations.
“As the preferred Bank for financing of exclusive homes in the British Virgin Islands, We are very excited that we are the Major In Association Sponsor of the Virgin Islands Property & Yacht Stylish Spaces of the Year. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Virgin Islands, visitors and residents have developed properties to make these islands their semi-permanent or permanent home. They have done so by creating rooms & spaces with their own unique style, colors and designs. We look forward to discovering these Stylish Spaces in the Virgin Islands with you.” To find out more about VP Bank Group please click here: vpbank.vg
Best Use of Colour
Brought to you by Paint Factory
Introducing Shalina Pickering, Managing Director
Paint Factory has been providing exceptional service and products to its customers for over 20 years. Lead by a new management team since 2013, Paint Factory has evolved, offering new product lines and innovative colour matching technologies. With top brands such as Glidden, PPG, Pratt & Lambert, Proluxe (Sikkens), SmartRoof, Lanco, Old Masters, and Zar, Paint Factory provides the products and tools our customers need to create memorable spaces. With our mission to always be inspired by life’s colours, we have positioned ourselves to continue being the leading paint and sundry supply establishment in the BVI.
“Paint Factory is extremely proud to be a sponsor of the category “Best Use Of Colour” in Virgin Islands Property & Yacht’s first ever Stylish Spaces of the Year. The use of colour in any space allows us to create something bold, something unique, something fresh, something fun, something amazing. Stylish Spaces will do just that!” To find out more about Paint Factory please click here: paintfactorybvi.com
Brought to you by BCQS International
Introducing Ben Butler, Partner
With 45 years of experience, a commitment to the highest professional standards, and passion for helping clients ensure property assets are developed and managed to their greatest potential, BCQS has become the leading property and development consultancy of its kind in the Caribbean and Latin America. BCQS’ dedication to quality has earned them a reputation for excellence across 30 countries. They provide a comprehensive range of consultancy services, including project management, cost management, construction management and appraisals. BCQS combines international experience with local knowledge to deliver a proactive and diligent service for Clients. Their team of professionals are members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), a 160,000 – member organisation representing property interests worldwide.
“BCQS is pleased to sponsor the Virgin Islands Property & Yacht Stylish Spaces of the Year. This competition is a great way to acknowledge the highest levels of design achievement and celebrate the BVI’s most beautiful living/commercial spaces”. To find out more about BCQS International please click here: bcqs.com
Most Creative Space
Brought to you by Harneys
Introducing Johann Henry, Partner & Tatenda Gotosa, Head of Fund Governance at Harneys Fiduciary
Harneys is a leading legal and fiduciary services firm with more than 10 offices spanning the world. We are trusted legal advisors to an international client base including all of the world’s top 30 international law firms and 18 of the world’s 20 largest banks and financial institutions. We have decades of experience assisting clients with property sales and purchases in the British Virgin Islands. Our property lawyers also have extensive experience advising clients on the use of BVI, Cayman and Cyprus vehicles in respect of the purchase of real property around the world.
“Harneys is excited to be part of Virgin Islands Property & Yacht Stylish Spaces. Harneys has been involved in nearly every major real estate development in the BVI over the last half century. Our experienced property lawyers regularly advise buyers, sellers and developers on all aspects of property acquisition and development. Harneys is proud to support Stylish Spaces which aims to recognise the professionals and property owners who are on the cutting edge of commercial and private property development in the BVI”. To find out more about Harneys please click here: harneys.com
Most Stylish Kitchen
Brought to you by Elian
Introducing Charlotte Bailey, Chief Operating Officer
With 500 professionals across a network of ten international offices – covering all time zones and key financial centres – Elian are the experts in handling large, demanding and complex engagements. From technical skills and market understanding, to the personalised service Elian provides to clients, they are always looking to set new industry standards by challenging standard practice. If you decide to work with Elian, you’ll soon discover that they are relentless in their pursuit of excellence. Welcome to the experts who set new standards. Welcome to Elian.
“At Elian, we believe that the best can always be better. We offer our clients a clear, uncompromising vision: to continually deliver more value by setting the standard for excellence in Corporate Services, Fund Services, Private Wealth and Capital Services. Virgin Islands Property & Yacht Stylish Spaces of the Year provides the opportunity for Elian to bring to life it’s brand values and reputation for excellence”. To find out more about Elian please click here: elian.com
Most Stylish Living Room
Brought to you by House BVI
Introducing Fran Morrell & Kate Henderson, Owners
For over ten years, House has been the leading home and kitchen store in the British Virgin Islands. Owners, Fran Morrell and Kate Henderson source and select a constantly evolving and exciting selection of items, including beautiful furniture, accessories, unique gift ideas and scents. Now in demand for their interior design service, their experienced team of designers and buyers monitor current market trends, creating customized designs to suit our client’s needs. House’s trademark contemporary coastal style has become a popular choice for our customers, bringing elegance and sophistication to island living. House is involved in numerous projects around the BVI, from re-designing small living spaces to complete interior plans for luxury condominiums and villas.
“We are extremely excited and proud to be involved in the Virgin Islands Property & Yacht Stylish Spaces of the Year. So many of our customers inspire us and demonstrate a wonderful talent for interior decorating. We hope to encourage the islands’ residents to enter this competition, showcase their homes and share their creativity with the community”. To find out more about House BVI please click here: housebvi.com
Best Use of Small Space
Brought to you by Virgin Islands Property & Yacht
Introducing Erin Paviour-Smith, Account Manager
Virgin Islands Property & Yacht is the Virgin Islands’ premium monthly real estate, yachting and lifestyle publication distributed throughout 100+ key locations in the BVI and USVI. We champion the premium real estate, yachting and supporting industries in the VI/Caribbean – allowing our readers to step inside some of the most stunning villas and yachts, as well as read about the unique lifestyle that the BVI offers.
“Through creating the Annual VIPY Stylish Spaces of the Year Awards, we hope to find some of the most beautiful residential and commercial spaces in the Virgin Islands – those little gems that our readers have never seen before. We cannot wait to see all of your entries and encourage our readers to vote for their favorites to win great prizes! Best of luck to all of our entrants”. To find out more about Virgin Islands Property & Yacht please click here: bvipropertyyacht.com