Axel Vervoordt

  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
    Indoor pool in a mansion near Belgium, entirely done by Axel Vervoordt (picture taken from the book ‘Axel Vervoordt. Timeless Interiors, Flammarion, 2007) Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
    A small waiting room next to the reception iIn the outer buildings of the castle. It shows a French late 17th century armchair with original leather and a large Chinese Han-horse. Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Congo Blue Photography
    View outside of the castle with South façade. Photo by Congo Blue Photography
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
    Library in oak designed in Axel Vervoordt’s workshop with a fine collection of books and antiques- interior from a castle in Belgium entirely done by Axel Vervoordt (picture taken from the book ‘Axel Vervoordt. Timeless Interiors, Flammarion, 2007) Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
    Interior shot from Chateau du tertre (Bordeaux) entirely done by Axel Vervoordt (picture taken from the book ‘Axel Vervoordt. Timeless Interiors, Flammarion, 2007) Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
    New Orangery outside the castle Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
    Orangery in Brussels done by Axel Vervoordt with work by Basquiat and Chinese Buddha head from Wei dynasty (picture taken from the book ‘Axel Vervoordt. Timeless Interiors, Flammarion, 2007) Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
    Detail of the red guest room on the 2nd floor of the castle with a French, Louis XIII, late 17th century os-de-mouton armchair and two English chests. Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
    In the Oriental Salon of the castle with a Japanese screen by Tanyu Kano, 16th century on the right wall. Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
    Chest with sculpture by Karl Prantl from 1987. Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
    A painted French wardrobe with white bed and club in the white bedroom on the 2nd floor of the castle. Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Axel Vervoordt
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Congo Blue Photography
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Photo by Christian Sarramon
  • Jorge S. Arango

Signature: Vervoordt’s style is nothing if not polyphonic. Informed by a lifetime of avid collecting in just about any area of art and design imaginable, his spaces are meant to inspire contemplation. By employing contemporary art and Arte Povera (as well as Zero art) against backdrops of classically proportioned architecture, and mixing in touches of Baroque elegance, he creates environments characterized by stimulating conversations among objects that simultaneously convey a sense of stillness and timelessness. “I try to avoid dogma of style. It’s all about intuition and spirituality.”

Sphere of Work: Asia, Europe, North America

Fields: Residential, hotels, restaurants, yachts, jets, retail, furniture

Clients: Robert De Niro has been publicly identified, and his clients span the worlds of art, banking, fashion, and more

Current Notable Projects: “We are working on projects in Tuscany, some fantastic boats, a meditation chapel.” His encyclopedic knowledge of art also has led him to curate a fourth exhibition for the Venice Biennale (opening in June) and he recently helped curate and hang the photography and drawing collection of his friend, fashion designer Herbert Kasper, at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York.

Books: Many. His latest is Wabi Inspirations

(+32.3.355.33.00, www.axel-vervoordt.com)

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