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30 10, 2016

Axel Vervoordt’s cabinet of curiosity at TEFAF New York

By | October 30th, 2016|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , |2 Comments

The inaugural TEFAF New York fall edition took place last week, at the Park Avenue Armory. One of the exhibitors was Belgian antiques dealer and decorator Axel Vervoordt, whose booth was housed in one of the restored rooms of the historic 19th [...]

23 06, 2014

Wabi-Sabi modesty in wealthy Manhattan

By | June 23rd, 2014|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , , , |10 Comments

  Since the penthouse on top of Robert De Niro’s (and other partners) Greenwich Hotel in Tribeca, New York City, opened its doors last May, American and European newspapers all had to report about this remarkable Wabi-Sabi inspired 6,800-square-foot hotel [...]

24 06, 2013

Restaurant interiors by Axel Vervoordt

By | June 24th, 2013|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , |27 Comments

  Today I would love to introduce you to 3 restaurants, of which the interior is designed by our Belgian decorator and antiques dealer Axel Vervoordt. For these restaurant interiors Axel has chosen for an earthy tones color palette. The [...]

20 09, 2012

At Home with May and Axel Vervoordt

By | September 20th, 2012|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , , |21 Comments

  Dear readers, I wasn’t planning to post today, but I really had to mention this! May Vervoordt, the wife of the Belgian antiques dealer and decorator Axel Vervoordt, introduced her new book. ‘At Home with May and Axel Vervoordt: [...]

30 06, 2012

The art of storage

By | June 30th, 2012|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: |23 Comments

  I just love the way Axel Vervoordt is storing furniture and decorative items.  Kanaal, a former distillery complex at Wijnegem (near Antwerp) that the Axel Vervoordt company purchased in 2000, is the perfect location to store lots of antique [...]

29 01, 2011

Weekend News

By | January 29th, 2011|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , |13 Comments

  KIM CLIJSTERS WINS AUSTRALIAN OPEN FOR THE FIRST TIME !!! Congratulations Kim! We are so proud!! ___   AXEL VERVOORDT OPENS ART GALLERY IN ANTWERP Gunther Uecker “Black Rain” source : http://www.axelvervoordtgallery.com   In the Vlaeykensgang, located in the [...]

28 11, 2010

Winter Exhibition Axel Vervoordt

By | November 28th, 2010|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: |16 Comments

Twice a year I am visiting the Castle of Axel Vervoordt. In Summer time for the Summer Exhibition and in Winter for the Winter Exhibition. Yesterday my sister and I visited the Castle and Kanaal. We started our visit at [...]

14 11, 2010

Do the Belgians follow Axel Vervoordt back to basics?

By | November 14th, 2010|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , , |15 Comments

I can’t wait to receive my copy of the new book of Axel Vervoordt. It should be published this month! Here is the cover of the book I found on the internet. It will be titled “A Way of Wabi”. [...]

30 05, 2010

The beautiful garden of May & Axel Vervoordt

By | May 30th, 2010|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , |61 Comments

  As a lot of you know, 2 times a year, in summer and in winter, the castle of ‘s-Gravenwezel, owned by our famous Belgian antiques dealer and decorator Axel Vervoordt, is open for public. As I am a huge [...]

25 11, 2009

Flemish Interiors of today

By | November 25th, 2009|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , , |27 Comments

The Flemish interiors of today are characterized by the use of natural (new or recuperation), materials and elements.Oakwood for furniture and woodpaneling. Parquet, natural stone, terra cotta tiles or brick as flooring materials.Lime paint on the walls. Linen used as [...]

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