Author: Alyssa Gautieri

Tiny Home, Big Impact: Earth-Friendly Alternatives to Traditional Homes

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2017 edition of The High End magazine. For more information about The High End, click here. As concerns for the environment grow, tiny homes have emerged as an earth-friendly alternative to traditional homes. By Stacey Staum In years past, the motto has been “the bigger the better.” The idea lent itself to every part of life, especially in the square footage of a luxury home. But as modern homeowners become increasingly aware of environmental issues, a new trend is emerging: tiny homes. Tiny homes can be as small as 200 square feet,...

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Q&A With Dart Real Estate President Jackie Doak

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2017 edition of The High End magazine. For more information about The High End, click here. As the president of a firm that has developed more than $1.3 billion of property on the Cayman Islands, Jackie Doak has been instrumental in the region’s progress. By Kelly Potts   Jackie Doak traveled what she calls a “very wandering path” that led to her becoming the President of Dart Real Estate, a Cayman Islands investment, development and management company. Doak has been with the company since its flagship development, Camana Bay — a 650-acre...

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A Patented Philosophy by Fitness Trainer Mark Harigian

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2017 edition of The High End magazine. For more information about The High End, click here. The “Architect of Anatomy,” Mark Harigian trains and builds gyms, but stresses that “fitness should not be your life.” By Alyssa Apuzzio Photo courtesy of Teresa Harigian-Nielson of HyeStyleshots Photograph Ranked fourth in the nation for tennis, Mark Harigian was confident he would become a professional tennis player. However, Harigian’s dream took a hit when he blew out his knee and needed surgery, ending his sports career, but also forming a new career. “During rehab, I...

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Ethnic Inspirations in American Cuisine

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2017 edition of The High End magazine. For more information about The High End, click here. American chefs appreciate French tradition, but are increasingly inspired by ethnic communities in their own backyards. By Roger Grody Photo courtesy of Antonio Diaz There was a time when young chefs in America were primarily influenced by French masters like Paul Bocuse or Joël Robuchon. While classic technique remains important, eclectic global flavors have become equally influential. Conveniently, chefs no longer need to travel the world to discover exotic fare, because it is simmering in the...

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Ferrari Introduces Most High-Performance Vehicle Yet

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2017 edition of The High End magazine. For more information about The High End, click here. Ferrari introduces the 812 Superfast, the most high-performance vehicle the brand has ever launched. By Stacey Staum At the intersection of unprecedented engine technology and sleek modern design awaits the Ferrari 812 Superfast. In a nod to Ferrari’s 70-year history, the 812 Superfast features a 12-cylinder engine, the power unit that fueled the first vehicles bearing the Prancing Horse name in 1947. The 800 CV engine makes the 812 Superfast the most powerful road-going vehicle Ferrari has...

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