30 octobre 2013

In Belgium, a Housewares Designer Finds Transcendence in Simplicity

“Every Belgian is born with a brick in his stomach,” Michael Verheyden says, as we sit down to dinner in what is surely the most fashionable restaurant in Genk, a sleepy town east of Antwerp. Fortunately, for his briefly worried non-Belgian visitor, it turns out that this locally famous maxim has nothing to do with food. “It means that every Belgian wants to own his own home,” Verheyden’s wife, Saartje Vereecke, explains. Six years ago, the couple fulfilled their Belgian dream when they acquired and remodeled the modest brick house... [Lire la suite]
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