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Ideas for living,Limited editions,Vintage 10 July 2010

New label Noordt now at Antwerp Zurenborg

New label Noordt now at Antwerp Zurenborg

‘Noordt’ reuses, reduces and recycles old furniture and accessories and makes them into something new. They are launching their own webshop soon, but you can discover the collection ‘live’ at the new pop-up-store.

From 27.6 until 21/8: Thursday (during local market hours): 9-14h, Friday: 14-20h, and by appointment: 0497 67 22 76

Draakstraat 37, 2018 Antwerpen.

I partcularly like this lamp made out of the insides of an old washing machine, €120.

More about Noordt, www.noordt.com

New,Vintage 21 June 2010

Design auction Wednesday

Design auction Wednesday

I visited the exhibition of ‘Design 01′ at the renowned art and antiques auction house Bernaerts in Antwerp yesterday and was seriously impressed by the exhibits.

Top 5 items for me:

1. Multicoloured cupboard by Rietveld

2. Two extra large lamps by Rietveld

3. A wonderful garden bench (anonymous), rated between € 700 and 1000

4. A baby Bertoia chair, rated around € 200

5. A white table with Jean Prouvé-like legs.

Also some rare chairs by the Belgian architect Alfred Hendrickx.

Auction Wednesday night at 19h. More on www.bernaerts.be and on Facebook.

Picture: chairs by Charles and Ray Eames (rated € 6000 – 7000).

Vintage 16 March 2010

Puces du design – Paris

Puces du design – Paris

From 27 till 30 th of May, Paris hosts its 22nd Puces du design on the Quai de la Loire (next to the bassin de la Villette), metro Jaurès. In 1999 it was the first vintage design market in Europe and now it runs twice a year with over 100 specialized ‘antiquairs’. As a special guest they have invited the Dutch designcollective Droog Design, more on www.pucesdudesign.com

Picture: desk by Pierre Paulin

Vintage 10 March 2010

Fallen Angels

Fallen Angels

Ghent is a city full of creative talents and from April 1st (no joke) you can discover new ones every month in the window of the Fallen Angels and Fallen Angels Gallery, two shops next to each other, run by a mother and a daughter (Isabelle Steel and Ganesha Vancoillie) in a street which is one of the more fun shopping streets in Ghent, de Jan Breydelstraat. [read more]