At Home With May & Axel Vervoordt

At Home With May & Axel Vervoordt
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Arend Jan van der Horst. Photography by Cees Roelofs.

Belgium. Uitgeverij Lannoo. 2001. First edition. Cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. 191 pages. Generously illustrated with full-page colour photographs throughout. 340 x 340mm (13 x 13"). 2.5kg. 9020944339. Text in English, French, Dutch and German. Good; surface wear to dust jacket, with ruffling to edges, a 2 inch closed tear to front cover and a 1 inch loss to edge of rear cover, light scratching to lower edge of pages, internally clean.

A scarce copy of the first book published by the Belgian antiques & art dealer and interior designer Axel Vervoordt. Not to be confused with the 2012 book of the same name, this book offers a illustrated tour through Axel and his wife May's family home at the Castle of s'Gravenwezel and their artistic centre Kanaal. Vervoordt is an influential designer, recognised for being a leader in the art of combining of old and new. The stunning photographs in this book reveal his own taste and how, as a family, the Vervoordts live and entertain in style.