VILLAS magazine celebrates the biggest names and accomplishments in architecture, design, decoration and contemporary art. Private tours of exceptional places, interviews with renowned architects and artists, and remarkable interior design inspiration and trends all feature in this digital logbook, which never fails to surprise.

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Belgian interior design shops

Small though it may be, our country has many leading interior design addresses that have also made a name for themselves beyond our borders. Each of these interior design shops is an inexhaustible source of inspiration and offers a careful selection of furniture and interior design objects for design lovers. Graanmarkt 13 Graanmarkt 13 is […]

This summer issue is all about originality!

After all, what do we look for when we are passionate about architecture, interior design, lifestyle, art and travel?

Diversity, novelty, and information.

Let’s continue to enjoy the good things in life, to dream as we are carried along by the current, because life isn’t always plain sailing! Have a wonderful summer…

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Summer 2022

Architecture

The eminence of contemporary architectural language by Erpicum

Bruno Erpicum’s deep respect for nature and modern intuition make him one of the most sought-after Belgian architects today, from Uccle to Ibiza. Stone, concrete, clay and wood mainly, but also symbiosis with the landscape and perfect integration of radical and pure architectural forms have characterized his practice for over 30 years. The Erpicum office […]

Interior

Scandinavian design

Scandinavian design shines in all its simplicity and exudes tranquility. It is tasteful and functional at the same time. The connection with nature is central and will remain so in 2022. Timeless furniture made from natural, durable materials form the basis of a Scandinavian interior. Scandinavian design made from durable materials  Timelessness inevitably goes hand […]

Travel

11 luxury hotels and palaces in Venice

With its gondolas, canals and bridges, the unique architecture of its monuments, its charming streets and its romantic atmosphere, Venice is an enchanting floating city. A city of surreal beauty where we feel like we are in the middle of a painting: an almost unreal setting. Here everything is elegance, tranquility and voluptuousness, the dream […]

Design

High-quality and vitaminized garden furniture for the summer

Colourful, tangy… The garden is playing the originality card. Here are some inspirations to enjoy the beautiful days outside. During the summer, green spaces finally take on colour and are full of good humour. Outdoor furniture is vibrant, radiant and breathes a real holiday feeling. And the energy that emerges is powerful. Spotlight on colour […]

Art

Artist Arne Quinze reinvents public space

“Art should not be elitist, it is essential to liberate art from its walls”: a quest by Belgian impressionist artist Arne Quinze. This is how the public comes into daily contact with art. His works are installed in cities and transform the public space into an open air museum. This contemporary painter and sculptor creates […]

Design

Interview with Patricia Urquiola, at work on the future of design

A passionate and humble creator and “dedicated designer” as she likes to call herself, architect and designer Patricia Urquiola is known for her furniture, objects and lighting that combine originality, comfort and respect for the environment, as well as for her work in the luxury hotel sector, such as for Il Sereno Hotel. Every year, […]