Una casa di nuova concezione nella campagna belga
interni tranquillamente eleganti che celebrano il fascino di oggetti e materiali ,
with patina and soul !
".... i love experimenting with color it's a powerful tool to trigger the sense" Van Apers says.
Elegant moldings echo the graceful curves of the living room's french stone fireplace.
The italian vessel and swedish cabinet are antiques. Art, James Ensor.
Rustic, farmhouse-style details, like whimsically displayed roosters and rough-hewn crate,
are juxtaposed with the luxurious jewel tones of an armchair's plush upholstery
Art, Claude Monet / 18th-centry french stone fireplace
the house recalls traditional belgian farmhouse design / sofas Minotti
a custom island made to look like an antique anchors the kitchen.
Antique swedish cupboard and table
Patinated old-pine ceiling beams give the kitchen a sense of age the belies its modern conveniences.
Custom island and cabinetry Range, La Cornue.
a spare, modern tub and reclaimed terra-cotta tiles exemplify the rough but refined belgian look
Pure Beauty: Country house in Belgium
"wherever possible, we used reclaimed materials to give the house a soul and that sense of being lived in and loved"
Interior Design by Joris Van Apers
Photographed and Written by Michael Paul / Living Inside