Monday, April 28, 2014

Introducing ROOD3

As I always try to post as much as possible about Belgian architecture and interior design, today I would love to introduce you to the Belgian based architecture and interior design company ROOD3, founded by architect Frederique Glorieux and his partner Sophie.
When I discovered this project on the brand new website of ROOD3, I knew I had to share it with you !

When the owners bought the house it consisted of several small and separate spaces. New prospects were opened as the architect transformed the house in spacious, airy and bright rooms by uniting areas and breaking down some walls.
The rooms were immersed in white, to create a sense of space. All walls and ceilings were painted in white. And even almost all rooms have white floors, helping to give the illusion of larger spaces.
The architect succeeded in creating a simple, clean-lined and inviting interior with a little bit of glamour without sacrificing comfort.
The variety of found objects, in both ground and upper floor rooms, adds an eclectic atmosphere to the home, creating a charming as well as an inspiring place to live.

Living roomRood3-interieur-dtonic-037White walls and ceiling, bleached wide plank floors to enlarge the space.   Image source ROOD3
Variety of found objects and vintage furniture : chairs, lamps, tables, sculptures , works of art.
White walls are the perfect and clean backdrop for art.
Choosing for a white, monochromatic palette allows to mix in lots of texture.

View from the dining room towards the kitchen.Rood3-interieur-dtonic-038The kitchen seen as an extension of the dining room. Even there is no separation between the two spaces, the architect created a feeling of intimacy in the dining room.   Image source ROOD3

Light-filled kitchen
In the kitchen the architect combined a bright white with a warm timber.
Rood3-interieur-dtonic-040Image source ROOD3

Notice the display of found objects even in the kitchen.   Image source ROOD3
Rood3-interieur-dtonic-042 A white sheer curtain fabric in combination with the black steel window frame.
Beautiful and restful to the eye !  Image source ROOD3

Detail of the steel window and door.Rood3-interieur-dtonic-048Image source ROOD3

View from the entrance to the dining room. Rood3-interieur-dtonic-045 The dark painted stairrail and hall bench contrasting with the white walls and floor.
A glimpse of  the objects of curiosity displayed in the dining room cabinet.   Image source ROOD3

Upper floor rooms
‘Bathed’ in white !
Serene retreats.
Rood3-interieur-dtonic-032Spacious airy bedroom.   


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