Inspiration from Joris Van Apers (be)

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Reclaimed Wood Floors by Corvelyn (be)

Century-old floorboards used in the restoration of a farmhouse by architect Xavier Donck. 18 cm wide planks are kiln-dried and need no additional protection. The wood of the coffee table is also by Corvelyn, the planks are around 600 years old and come from ships that capsized in the Bering Sea.   visit our new site: […]

Bernard De Clerck ~ Architect (be)

The inspiring restoration work of architect Bernard De Clerck with reclaimed wood floorboards supplier, Corvelyn. The old planks in this kitchen are from a warehouse in France and have a width of up to 50 cm (over 19 1/2 inches.)–Corvelyn (new & reclaimed wood floors) The wide planks have the unusual characteristic of being tapered; the […]

A Classical Journey: The Houses of Ken Tate

“Human beings resonate with materials.  There is some kind of universal wisdom in the psyche that connects with the spirit of materials.  If you built the same house with new materials, the psyche would know the difference. The connection with the past would be lost.  You must use real materials as often as you can […]

Bobby McAlpine – The Home Within Us

McAlpine, Booth, Ferrier Interiors Photographer (above images):  Erica George Dines for Atlanta Homes Magazine .. New release: The Home Within Us: Romantic Houses, Evocative Rooms in  the emporium (us) ~ (fr) ~ (uk) ~ (ca) ~ (de) ~ (it)~ (es) McAlpine-Tankersley Architecture (on Facebook) McAlpine Home McAlpine Home has two lines of handcrafted furniture  ~ upholstered pieces from Lee and case goods from MacRae. linen & […]

Design Daily – California Romantica

Window grill at Villa Aurora, 1928 Architect:  Mark Daniels Image from California Romantica   Author:  D.J. Waldie, Creator:  Diane Keaton, Photographers:  Lisa Hardaway and Paul Hester California Romantica in the emporium (us) ~ (fr) ~ (uk) ~ (ca) ~ (de) ~ (it)~ (es) Featuring the works of many architects including:  George Washington Smith Wallace Neff Lilian J. Rice Richard S. Requa … And finally, a few photos from an estate […]