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Bloemenwerf House
maison Bloemenwerf (in French)
Bloemenwerf Huis (in Dutch)
Bloemenwerf - Henry Van de Velde - 1896.jpg
Bloemenwerf House (1896)
General information
Architectural styleArts and Crafts Movement
LocationBrussels, Belgium
Coordinates50°47′44.9″N 4°20′36.3″E / 50.795806°N 4.343417°E / 50.795806; 4.343417Coordinates: 50°47′44.9″N 4°20′36.3″E / 50.795806°N 4.343417°E / 50.795806; 4.343417
Construction started1895
ClientHenry Van de Velde
Design and construction
ArchitectHenry Van de Velde
Chair designed for house "Bloemenwerf"

Bloemenwerf is the name of the residence house of Belgian painter, architect and interior designer Henry van de Velde, built in 1895. It is located in Uccle, Brussels, Belgium. Velde designed the house and its interior as well as the furnishings. It was inspired in part by William Morris' Red House.[1]

Van de Velde gave everything in the house, from the door furnishings to the wallpaper, the same patterns of embellishments and flowing linear shapes.[1]


  1. ^ a b Debora Silverman (1992). Art Nouveau in Fin-de-siècle France. University of California Press. p. 272. ISBN 0-520-08088-2.

Further reading[edit]

  • Amy Ogata (2001). "Artisans and Art Nouveau in Fin-de-siècle Belgium". In Lynda Jessup (ed.). Antimodernism and Artistic Experience. University of Toronto Press. pp. 173–174. ISBN 0-8020-8354-4. ISBN 9780802083548.

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