Get the Look!  Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen's French and Belgian Farmhouse Aesthetic in LA

Get the Look! Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen's French and Belgian Farmhouse Aesthetic in LA

by Emmi Micallef September 24, 2017

Designing a home today with so much choice on the market is daunting.  In this blog, I focus on select materials that create a theme throughout the home that will help in the design process.  In love with the French and Belgian farmhouse aesthetic, hats off to Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen...their home is beautiful and was ahead of design trends back in 2013.

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Falling in Love with Antique Belgian Bluestone Pavers

Falling in Love with Antique Belgian Bluestone Pavers

by Emmi Micallef January 30, 2017

Antique Belgian Bluestone is a formidable stone of choice for architects and designers building out their finest projects.  As a durable and historic floor, the satin patina of either the dark black blues or soft matte grey surfaces create the most magnificent ambiance to a room.

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Design Board: The Belgian Farmhouse Modern Aesthetic

Design Board: The Belgian Farmhouse Modern Aesthetic

by Emmi Micallef January 24, 2017

Is it trending or just beautiful?

Mixing materials and styles is the key to achieving the Belgian Farmhouse Modern Aesthetic.  The contrast between old world and new makes both elements pop and the eye never tires of these juxtaposed surface textures.

Read this design blog and see how I deconstruct these Belgian building materials to find their way into a beautiful space.

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Noir de Mazy Antique Belgian Bluestone circa 1870, Recuperated January 2017

Noir de Mazy Antique Belgian Bluestone circa 1870, Recuperated January 2017

by Emmi Micallef January 17, 2017

A true coup de coeur for those who love antique Belgian Bluestone.

We have just recuperated from a lovely church in Klundert, Amsterdam 5000 sq ft of 150 year old Noir de Mazy.  Noir de Mazy is quarried from the town of Mazy, Belgium and is the only quarry from which one can procure this black blue color.  Installed around 1870, these floors exude a rich patina that only comes from authentic foot worn paths. 

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