Luster Library

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Why are some books put forward and declared to be “outstanding”, while other are barely noticed? Every month we discover some of the books that mean something to us; books that touched, surprised or intrigued us. Check back regularly to see what we couldn’t put down and what we’re adding to our Luster library...

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Paris designers and their interiors

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At Luster, we’re big fans of beautiful design, from the work of Belgian architects from the fifties to the creations of young promising designers today. So naturally, we are all excited about the Salone Del Mobile, which opens for the public tomorrow, April 8th. Today the international press is invited, and so ...

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Meet up with Ghent's finest

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The wonderful Paard Van Troje bookstore in Ghent is closed on Monday mornings, but not for Luster: owner and local book-God Bart not only offered us a table, but also good coffee, fresh croissants, fruit and the most delicious soup ever, so we could have a meeting with Ghent’s finest. Our goal: to find out whic...

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The house of Léon Stynen

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Magda de Meester and her husband Paul Clerinx live with their two children in the private house of the architect Léon Stynen (1899-1990). Built in 1933, the modernist house is located in the Expo district (Antwerp), where the Antwerp World Fair was held in 1930. Stynen lived in the house until his death. The Cl...

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Cabin porn

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Cabinporn shows a wonderful collection of little cabins, situated o a quiet place somewhere in the world. The site is edited by the residents of www.beaverbrook.com, a private forest shared by friends in Sullivan County, NY (USA). Here we give you e few examples and if you like it, check the more than 100 pages...

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