Vincent Van Duysen on the Architecture of Visual Silence
Over a 30-year practice, the Antwerp-based architect and interior designer Vincent Van Duysen has established himself through impressive testaments of minimalism. His designs foster a close union between his architecture, interiors, and products, to realize a seamless vision—a notably quiet, yet an uplifting one—of serenity. At JACQUES, we recognize many shared alignments embodied in Van Duysen’s practice. We appreciate his use of materials and colors that feel pure, raw, and tactile, as if unearthed from its natural states of stone and clay. Van Duysen’s designs represent a minimalist aesthetic that is discreetly progressive and which connects with the identity of...
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