Articles tagged Belgium

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How an architect transformed a Belgian monument into a hotel

Antwerp – The eponymous firm of architect Vincent Van Duysen designed the interiors and the Molteni&C-manufactured furniture for Antwerp's August hotel.

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A studio’s strategy for turning a large industrial space into a buyer-friendly store

Ghent, Belgium – WeWantMore transformed an expansive site into a buyer-tailored space for a Belgian footwear company.

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Why design events should take cues from nightlife and retail

Antwerp – Us By Night initiator and organizer Rizon Parein shares four lessons to upgrade an event.

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How a fast-growing co-working brand is overhauling the traditional office in Brussels

Brussels – Fosbury & Sons’ third location Albert ‘offers the flexibility and stability businesses need’ to provide users with wellness-driven workspaces.

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Loaded with chalk and charm, this happy intruder finds his way into Belgian homes

Ghent – Artist Bart Lodewijks brought his chalk art into the lives of people in Moscou-Bernadette, a neighbourhood in Ghent.

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Negronis al fresco in the Belgian winter? A KE pergola makes it happen

Hasselt, Belgium – For a café in sometimes chilly Hasselt, the outdoor coverings company installed a series of minimalist pergolas that can seat guests in fair weather or foul.

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A year-round restaurant terrace in Belgium? This outdoor brand made it possible

Mol, Belgium – Kempense Golf Club owners wanted to use their restaurant terrace year-round. Italian bespoke outdoor structures brand KE showed them how.

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Can architecture console mourners as they experience the pain that accompanies grief?

Aalst, Belgium – With two new projects, one a conceptual proposal and another a crematorium in Belgium, HofmanDujardin and Kaan Architecten give grief a home. 

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Brick by brick, Aesop has built its new store in Brussels

Brussels – Cosmetics brand Aesop asked Belgian architect Bernard Dubois to design their new Brussels store. His response came in the shape of thousands of briquettes.

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For this Belgian festival, digital city invasion is all about connecting design’s dots

Namur, Belgium – The 8th annual KIKK Festival explores the convergence of technology and design to open the forum for global issues, with local intimacy.

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There’s no place like a showroom that feels like home

Mol, Belgium – Italian furniture company Minotti showcases the power of contextualisation through its showroom concept: bringing the feel of home to their retail spaces.

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Didier Faustino infuses the XYZ Lounge with an air of sensuality

Ghent – Designed to encourage dialogue and discussion on a wide range of subjects, the XYZ can be seen as a kind of contemporary literary salon.