Thursday, September 25, 2014

Perfectly Neutral...

Textures layered on the perfect canvas of creams and whites:

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Autumn Red

Fall,…with its particular beauty,…season of leaves changing colors…,
browns, yellows, oranges and


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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Belgian style living rooms

Elegant Belgian living rooms.
If you like to decorate your living room in the Belgian style, you should combine rustic elements with a modern aesthetic to create a simple, not boring, yet cozy and comfortable room.
Choose for a neutral and soft color palette, no strong colors. Notice that nowadays there is a growing tendency to paint walls in a pure white.
Bring in rustic elements as reclaimed ceiling beams, reclaimed wood floorboards or reclaimed stone flooring.
Pay attention to the fire place and keep it in proportion with the architecture of the room.
Combine antique pieces with modern furniture.
Coffee and side tables can be made of metal or wood, or have a metal base mixed with a wooden or stone top.
Avoid decorative excess to keep the room clean and simple.
Add well-chosen accessories, as wicker baskets, antique or new made pottery and ceramics, in combination with simple artwork.
Use Belgian linen for seat upholstery, slipcovers, pillows and drapes.
Add throw pillows, using them as a color accent in your living room.












Thursday, September 11, 2014

Things I would love to share with you today

I would love to invite you to tour the home of New York based interior designer Cheryl Skoog Tague.
Her home is featured in the September/October issue of magazine. It even made the cover if this issue!
Cheryl’s dining room on the cover of the September/October issue 

Cheryl’s company designs, builds and furnishes high end residential and commercial properties.
Cheryl went all over to Europe to find reclaimed materials and antiques. By using salvaged materials and antiques her house looks very old and authentic.
On one of her trips to Europe, I met Cheryl here in Belgium as she was looking for antique chimney pieces!
Cheryl Skoog Tague 1European fire place in one of the rooms of Cheryl’s home   Image sourc

Cheryl Tague in Veranda (1)Reception room at Cheryl’s home   Source v

Please click on the picture below to see the house tour. I am sure you will love this home!

Congratulations Cheryl. Your home looks absolutely gorgeous !

We stay in New York to spot the  Fall Anniversary Issue in the streets of New York !

Barry Darr Dixon -Store project 1

I am pleased to mention that our company
I want to thank stylist Céline Hassen and photographer Sophie Lloyd for their commitment to realize this article.
Lefèvre Interiors dans Art & Décoration 2014 (1)eaturing in Art & Décoration Septembre 2014

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Wishing it was real

The Belgian chocolatier brand (founded in 1926) is known in over 80 countries around the world and owns and operates more than 450 boutiques and shops worldwide from New York to Paris, Tokyo to Dubai.
In 2009 Godiva opened the shop ‘Chocoiste’, a new concept store in the popular Harajuku district in Tokyo, Japan. The famous Japanese based interior design firm , founded by Masamichi Katayama, completed this exceptional shop design.
The shop has a primarily classical interior, combining humorous and fun design details such as the “melting chocolate” ceiling, which looks as if it's dripping with chocolate.
Visitiors would wish it was real and could eat chocolate off the walls and ceiling.

2Melting chocolate seems to drip from the walls and ceiling.

1‘Dripping chocolate’ wall downstairs.

6Detail of the chocolate-coloured paint.

3Absolutely stunning! Simulating chocolate running down the walls.

4Second floor café, where visitors can enjoy their time with chocolate.

Godiva chocolatier's shop in Harajuku, Japan
7The two-storey shop with its glass front, is open to the street, so passers-by can view both its entrance as well as the customers enjoying their time with chocolate on the second floor cafe.