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Meet Chrostin, our new cartoon BFF. She’s cute, funny and kinda quirky. Chrostin is a fictional character created by the Flemish cartoonist Christina De Witte. We’d already seen Christina’s drawings...
Do you remember the time when the I Love Belgium team curated an all Brussels loving design exhibition during Interieur14 for MAD? If not, don’t worry you can still see the result here. Instead of a...
With over one million visitors each year, Bokrijk is one of Belgium’s biggest and best-known open-air museums. Here at I Love Belgium we assume that every Belgian has been there at least once whether...
There’s a big certainty that you’re reading this article behind your desk or somewhere on the go. We can assure you, when you’re finished reading, you’ll dream of being in the nature, gazing out of...
For those city dwellers - like me and probably you - who use the urban space on a daily base it's quite a normal thing to see statues dotted around the city. But do you pay notice to whom or what...
It’s cold in Belgium, and we are all looking for ways to get warmer. Well why not take this opportunity to not only keep warm, but look cool doing it. The I Love Belgium team presents you our top...
Abstraction is used to stretch the realm of what is possible to represent in art. It can capture large ideas through what you feel rather than what you have studied. And of course, sometimes it just...
Mansour Badjoko is showing us all how you spark change in the fashion industry. He created a gender neutral brand that models everything a brand should be: high quality, realistically prices,...
Thomas Lerooy’s sculptures take iconic symbols of classic art and transforms them into something more current through his own comedic and twisted vision. Classical sculpture stems from ancient...
The LRNCE fashion label blends the beautiful traditional artisan craft of Morocco with the modern and minimal style of Belgian design. Started by Laurence Leenaert in Marrakech, LRNCE uses...
What do you see when you look at one of Peter de Bruyne’s photographs?Vast landscapes and vague figures that seem mysterious, yet recognizable, at the same time. Greenish and bluish tones that are...
Belgian designers are going beyond Belgian borders and making an international impact on the fashion world. How far exactly? To the exciting landscapes of Marrakech, Morocco. Belgian designer...
Atelier Vens Vanbelle efficiently fuses nature and design to create a unique style. Crisp edges and soft wood grains have never looked so good. This home in Ghent, aimed to do the impossible:...
Artists have always painted people, and people have always posed for artists. So what exactly makes Alejandra Hernandez’s live portraiture paintings so refreshing? It is all in how she manages to...
We are always on the lookout for exciting examples of Belgian architecture. Introducing Office O Architects’ creation that revolutionizes residential living: Villa MQ.Among the countryside of the...
Bright, fun, and dynamic—we just can’t look away from Belgian Illustrator Jeremie Claeys’s graphic designs.His visuals are captivating and exciting. The vibrant colors suck you in, and you stay for...
Over in the forests of East Flanders lies an architectural treasure--Ono Architectuur’s Waasmunster House.  The Waasmunster House was designed primarily thinking of functionality. The family who...
Sanam Khatibi, the Iranian born artist who is based in Brussels, puts a contemporary spin on surrealism and the uncanny in her paintings. At first glance, her paintings take you on a journey...
What happens if you team up young designers with Star Wars: a fashion force to be reckoned with! In anticipation of the release of the new Star Wars Rogue movie, four different Belgian fashion school...
When trying to help the environment, we all think of the three “R”s: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. Yet Belgian architects are introducing a fourth “R”: Refurbish! Architect Lieven Dejaeghere paired...