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DESIGN TALK: KABINET VAN LOOK

Design talk means taking some time to meet the face behind a brand. Today, we want to introduce you to Jan Van Look, the founder of the Belgian design brand KABINET VAN LOOK.     A passion for creative functionality A self-taught designer based in Antwerp, Van Look founded his own design studio in 2010. A skilled and passionate artist with a passion for creative functionality, he uses inspirations of the moment to create innovative, artful objects that showcase his…

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WELCOME AT GRAAF, A BELGIAN DESIGN B&B

Hidden in the historic heart of Gent, at only a stone’s throw from the vibrant Patershol district and the famous Gravensteen Castle, is located the B&B Graaf. Or rather, the ‘creative, unique and authentic design B&B Graaf’: all three rooms, owned by Gwynn Coumans (33) and Kenzo Krijgsman (28), are drenched in Belgian design. More than 30 Belgian designers are represented in beds, wall paint, shelves and even the breakfast tableware. Among them are Atelier Belge, Studio Ellefant, Lustr.Design, Joël…

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Remarkable Storage Design from Antwerp

Sharp lines and geometric shapes are the ingredients of success of the Antwerp-based design studio Kabinet Van Look. Since 2010, founder and designer Jan van Look conquers the Belgian design scene with his collection of magnetic blocks in wood and marble as well as his geometric shelves.   “With an educational background of architecture and through renovation projects, I started making customised furniture for (interior) architects. One assignment came to another and after a couple of projects, I decided to…

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