A Belgian B&B, Surrealism Included
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On our radar since 2009, the minimalist oasis Galerie Sofie Lachaert in Tielrode, Belgium, offers an ever-changing display of vintage and modern pieces curated by jewelry and product designer Sofie Lachaert. With two guest rooms that Lachaert runs as a bed and breakfast, you might be tempted to claim permanent residency. Photography by Danica O. Kus . Above: A wooden bowl by Hans-Henning Pedersen and a ceramic vase by Christina Schou Christensen sit on a minimalist table by Maarten Van Severen in the Galerie Sofie Lachaert . Above: A minimalist dining table by Maarten van Severen is paired with wooden stools by Casimir. Above: The Thorn Coat rack by Matthew Waetherly holds a Flax Rope Lamp designed by Christien Meindertsma in collaboration with traditional rope maker Touwslagerij Steenbergen. The small hanging mirror is by Alberto Artesani. Above: A curated collection of objects create a vignette; bowl by Hans Stofer, portrait by Marlene Dumas, wood sculpture by Hans-Henning Pedersen and the trestle table by lachaert & dhanis. Above: A collection of leather framed mirrors by Oscar Maschera hang on the wall. Above: Brushnecklaces by Dutch artist Jacomijn Van Der Donk hang on the wall. Above: A display of ceramics from the Galerie Sofie Lachaert . Artists include Piet Stockmans, Jens Fager, Astrid Keller, AldoBakker. Ruth Gurvich, Nedda el Asmar, Studio Stockmans, Rob Brandt, Illka Suppanen and Alberto Artesani. Above: Lachaert groups sculptural lighting by Jos Devriendt together with sculptural pieces by Christina Schou Christensen. The platter which holds the fruit is by lachaert & dhanis. Above: The Martin Van Severen Leather Lounge Chair 04 is overlooked by an antler sculpture by lachaert & dhanis with a Jos Devriendt lamp in the background. Above: A pair of minimally detailed linen dresses by lachaert & dhanis hang in the window while the art work on the wall is by Paul Bourgeois. The suspended table on the wall is by lachaert & dhanis. Above: A vintage book sits on a suspended table; both are by lachaert & dhanis. Above: Bedtime is a white and calming oasis. A white vase by Robert Bronwasser is filled with colorful flowers. For information on staying, see B&B Tielrode . Above: Even vintage hangers become works of art in the Galerie Sofie Lachaert while a Tree with Silver Nails by lachaert & danis is used to hang bath robes. Above: A pedestal sink is sculptural in the open setting. Above: An vintage wine decanter is used for soap. Above: A Studio Job bath towel hangs on an elliptical Japanese inspired ofuros. For more information on Japanese Ofuros, see Japanese Soaking Tub Roundup . The 'hot' silver candlestick is by lachaert & dhanis. Above: A ceramic bird sculpture by lachaert & dhanis bids you sweet dreams. For more see Hotels & Lodgings: Sofie Lachaert in Belgium . N.B. What is it about those Belgians and design? For more, see 155 back posts of Belgian Design .