27 Nov '14, 4pm

Have you ever seen a garage that looked this good?

The garden links inside and outside separate the living space from the sleeping quarters. In the master bedroom, a suspended vintage motorcycle gives the room a “wow” factor. Overall, the stunning array of second-hand furniture and collector’s items lead to a relaxed, bohemian feel. Standing out above the eating space is a beautiful old station clock, passed down to Van der Velden by his father. The designer scoured Parisian flea markets and online auctions to furnish in unique style “I wanted a place where I could showcase my collections. Like a museum, but where people aren’t afraid to touch things.” His home certainly argues the case for shunning new furniture, and creating a home full of stories and history.

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