interiors and antiques.
musea, castlesand a lot of exhibitions related to his business.
real craftsmen,working on a piece of furniture or wood paneling
and loved touching the wood and loved the
by assisting in the administration department of the company
for the first few years.
and in weekends I started working in the antiques shop
from a well-known antiques dealer in our region.
my passionfor antiques was growing! I met so many interesting people
in the art and interior business.
furniture andthis was definitely the start of my career as interior designer.
counting a lot ofspecific responsabilities,
but I am also the designer of the clients’ projects.
They have a lot of respect for their work
They take over from father to son their
Belgian craftsmen, designers and architects.
we noticed that the demandto work in other countries, was growing.
The passed years we worked in a few other
we can not grow thatfast (and this will never be one of our intentions –
because otherwise the real craftsmanshipwould disseapear)
and so we only have the capacity to execute a certain number of projects a
interested in renovating anddecorating a double apartment he bought in Cannes,
the South of France! He was so pleased
that he would definitely giveus a chance to design his project in France.
And he wanted only Belgian craftsmen to finish the job.
finished within about 8months!
The apartment walls were stripped down and I had free choice to redesign it.
and I always hope to see a glimpse of the building because the apartment
is located somewhere in front of
the ‘Palais des Festivals’.
regardingcurrent projects we are working on and try to answer them.
Even sometimes I have to find asolution for any problems there might be,
regarding the design project.
the required furnitureand fabrics in order to start making
some design sketches, Or I have to do the follow up of a current projects
in our onw work shop, where I discuss the process together with my husband
and the employees.Sometimes I have to go to a meeting at the client’s
home where I have to discuss things with
in order to lead the further progress of the
architects and designers.
As I told earlier I am very inspired by the 18th and 19th century
architectural anddesign styles!
Whether it are the architectural details at ancient
buildings or whether it are the interiors of the ancient houses,
everything about this period inspires me.
wonderful creations! Somethimes I am really overwhelmed by their beauty
and unconsciously I am influenced bythe castle designs in my work.
we all Belgian designers are, influenced by his work.
The most wonderful inspiration for interior design colors.
Do not copy other designers but be inspired by them!
read about other designers,
choose a few good publications to read or search for blogs to follow.
but be loyal to your background. What I am trying to say is that you need to have respect for 1)
the wishes of your client, 2)the cultural heritage of the country or
region where the project is running and 3)
the specific elements (country, city, climat,…)
available in the area you are working in.
earlier ancient styles. Try to recognize the different century design styles
because every designer and architect on his turn,
French and English design styles.
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Wish you a Great day //Marie