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Style your rooftop terrace

© Nicolas Picard

If you’re one of those lucky people in possession of a rooftop terrace, congrats! But don’t forget: a roof terrace can become a neglected, unused area fast if it’s not set up right. And what is the point of having a roof terrace if no one is using it? Exactly. Read on for our tips on how to make the most of your upper deck, so that your roof terrace becomes the ultimate place to be.   Creature comforts The…

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Colour trends 2022: hit hues of the year, according to experts

© Nick Fewings

We at DECOVRY are all for colour — the more the better. Which is why we’ve selected all the leading color experts’ predictions of the trendiest colours of 2022. We will go through the colours themselves and give you some handy tips and tricks on how to use, combine and incorporate them into your living space. Here’s to brighter, more colourful living. Pantone colour of the year 2022 The foremost authority on colour, Pantone, has chosen their colour for…

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Now showing at a living room near you

© Chauhan Moniz

Movie theatres have had to take a back seat, recently. But you know what they say: if you can’t go to the movies, have the movies come to you! How? It’s simple: just follow our tips and tricks to make your very own blockbuster-ready cinema, right at home. Featuring: comfy seats, an amazing sound system and special appearances by many fun ideas to transform your living space into a multiplex. Just add your own movies, draw the curtains, switch on…

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How to style your table for Valentine’s Day dinner

© Adam Bartoszewicz

The time has come, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Would you like to spoil your partner with a nice and cosy Valentine’s Day dinner, but don’t know where to start? No worries, because DECOVRY helps you on your way!   Big night prep Before you set out on the fun part or decorating, make sure the space is clean, and all the things that don’t belong are out of the way. If you work from home, hide your…

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Goodbye Dry January, hello Tournée Minérale

© NONA drinks

After the season of overindulgence comes the season of taking stock. That’s why so many hit pause on our alcohol intake and dive head-first into Dry January on the first day of the year. And that’s certainly a fun way to make a wise decision that’s good for your wallet and, most of all, your body. But at DECOVRY, we do things a little differently: get ready for the Tournée Minérale!   In Belgium, we know that the first of…

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Architectuur & design

Paradise of the North: designer cabins on the Lofoten

© Ophelie Authier

Imagine a place so far up North that it sits above the Arctic Circle’s latitude. A majestic place of rugged landscapes, where imposing, jagged granite peaks melt away into glorious beaches, a place where arctic wildlife lives side by side with the people of the fishing villages.   Imagine summer as one long, graceful day of sun, and cosy winters aglow with the ethereal aura of the northern lights. A place where timeless tranquillity meets the vast horizons of remote…

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Winter dining | Don’t hibernate the BBQ

© Höfats

Who says outdoor dining can’t be done in winter? All you need is some creativity, determination, great company and (lots of) blankets. Once you get the hang of it, spending time outside will feel like a magical thing, and you’ll wonder why you didn’t start doing it sooner. Here, too, luck favours the prepared.   Heat The thing that keeps people cooped up indoors in winter is undoubtedly the fact that it’s, well, freezing outside. But in reality, that’s a…

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Your bedroom: a cosy deluxe hotel

© Ralph Ravi Kayden

In these times, a luxurious tropical vacation is just not something you can pull off on a whim. But don’t despair: if you can’t go on holiday, let the holiday come to you, and redesign your resting space to be a calming oasis of luxury. The feel you want to go for is high class but comfortable — like a room in one of those famously grandiose hotels. We’re here to help you make your home into a sanctuary with…

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Your Bathroom, your home spa | Ultimate relaxation

© Roberto Nickson

Sometimes, perhaps after a long day at work or a stressful week, you just feel like unplugging. The good news is that you don’t even need to leave the house to do so. You can create a relaxing, peaceful oasis right a home; in your own bathroom. For a perfect home spa, channel cultures with a bathing tradition: take a page from the Turkish playbook and consider hammams, for example. Here are our tips to get started.     Switch…

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Celebrate love: TOP 10 most beautiful Valentine’s gifts

© Ed Robertson

The new year is in full swing, and February is fast approaching. You know what that means: get ready for the faint perfume of roses wafting through the air, pralines glistening in heart-shaped boxes through shop windows and romantic music on mall speakers… love is in the air!   Hate it or love it, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and it is an occasion you’re expected to celebrate and make special for your beloved Valentine. This means that…

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