|Eddie Zaratsian. Custom Florals and Lifestyle.|
Eddie Zaratsian, a man of flawless taste and intrinsic imagination, exudes a cultivated style and keen eye for floral design that is unmatched. Passion is his drive, creativity is his inspiration, style is his statement and devotion has created his success. Representing sophisticated art and expanding the definition of floral design, Eddie Zaratsian’s cosmopolitan style has become influential in t...
|Floral Art by Sergey Karpunin|
Russian Sergey Karpunin is a man of many talents. His floral art collected in this first monograph ranges from traditional designs, to refined symmetric arrangements and floral Pop Art. Schooled and proficient in both Ikebana, the minimalist Eastern and classic Western style of arranging, his signature style is technical but never dull or sterile. Karpunin is a prominent figure on the forefront of...
|Flowers & Imagination|
Gillian & Alan Wheeler
‘Flowers are the most amazing and beautiful creations. Nothing on earth can match their colours, textures and fragrances. Flowers, singly or massed, have a vibrant life that along with foliage gives the designer an incomparable paint box of colour and an endless series of sculptural forms.’ These are the exact words of Gillian Wheeler, foundress and principal of The Covent Garden Academy of Flower...
Rita Van Gansbeke
Open this book and get sucked in by the creativity and beauty of its ideas. Florist Rita Van Gansbeke came up with pages of unique, stunning, and simple floral do-it-yourself projects – sometimes grand and elegant, sometimes small and quirky, but always destined to bring a smile to your face. Van Gansbeke enjoys the diversity of the seasons and celebrates every moment of the year by bringing a par...
Renaud Bardez, Johan Depotter, Lisa Devriese, Jan Parmentier, Yves Segers, Ineke Steevens, Annelies Verbeke, Jörg Vögele, Maja Wolny
Hippocrates already warned for the dangers of scurvy and other ship related diseases such as typhus, diarrhea and insanity. The deprivation of fresh food, the extreme working conditions and a lack of hygiene on board was fatal for many fishermen. An epidemic outbread in the confined space of a ship often had devastating results. 'Zeeziek. Hoe kolkt de waanzinnige zee in lichaam en geest' is the ca...
|Zeevisserij aan de Vlaamse kust|
Discover the rich history of the Flemish sea and coastal fishing industry. An industry that has brought employment and wealth to the region, but at the same time a lot of grief, worries and despair. This richly illustrated book, compiled by the team of the National Fisheries Museum (NAVIGO), guides you through the nostalgic world of the Flemish fisherman’s life and is documented with reproductions...
|Rendez-vous rond de BBQ|
Enjoying the beautiful weather and the company of family and friends is what barbecues are all about. Stress, fiddly recipes and a lot of prep time in the kitchen are the last things you want on those sunny days. Former BBQ world champion Kurt Dekoninck has the perfect recipes for a no fuss family barbecue, with flavour-packed food young and old will enjoy. ‘Rendez-vous around the barbecue’ contai...
Bram Van Damme
What strategies should companies choose from to successfully market themselves, to build lasting customer loyalty and to sell in a cost-effective way?
Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye and other soul musicians show us the way. They provide answers that prove to be instinctive knowledge. Blinded by the urge for short-term results and disoriented by the complexity of the current market and the opport...
|Japanese Contemporary Floral Art|
Surrounded by flowers from a very young age, the decision to become a floral designer was an obvious one for Japanese Hideyuki Niwa. At the age of 20 he graduated from Tokyo's flower college and in the same year he got employed by Kamon Flower Gate Co Ltd; a great and fruitful environment for an artist eager to learn and develop. At present Hideyuki Niwa is manager and chief floral designer of FLO...
Stefan Brijs (eindredactie), Koenraad Tinel (inkttekeningen)
When writer Stefan Brijs was invited to host a project in his hometown Genk, his mind quickly turned towards an experiment similar to the one his American colleague/writer Paul Auster conducted in the USA. In 1999 Auster had sent out an invitation to his compatriots to send him stories, true stories with real people but as fantastic and universal as fiction. This turned out to be an overwhelming s...
Arnold Hanbuckers, Karen Keygnaert
Restaurant A’Qi thrives on contrasts. Never taking anything for granted and daring to go against the flow have proven to be a recipe for success as the restaurant has recently been awarded a Michelin star. Two chefs, Arnold Hanbuckers and Anita Desmet, both strong-willed, with great personality and an own voice. Their kitchen as a dialogue. Every plate that is presented has been carefully compose...
|Be-Angeled. Made with Love|
The Be-Angeled universe is brimming with Love. It is a world of extravagant beauty, feminine elegance and playful coquetry, a place where women can be women and unashamedly feast on jewellery, clothing and accessories in Parisian boudoir style. With Be-Angeled, Devi-Shri Vancoillie has created a shopping concept & fashion label that has quickly grown into a genuine lifestyle. Both visitors to her ...
|Stof voor durf-het-zelvers.|
Lies Botterman, Griet De Smedt
The times that crafts such as sewing and knitting were considered harmless pastimes for old ladies with too much time on their hands have long passed. Youngsters are becoming increasingly interested in making and repairing their own clothes, due to the current trend to lead greener and more sustainable lives and the trend to take pride in making and owning things a little bit more unique. Sewing a...
|100 Kindervragen. Muziek|
Steven Van Havere
Can blind people play an instrument?
Why does a conductor wave his arms?
Do men always have lower singing voices than women?
Music is the universal language. Young and old, black or white, man or woman; no one can imagine a life without music. To comprehend music even better, there’s ‘100 Children’s Questions: Music’, compiled and collected by Steven Van Havere; Arid-drummer an...
|100 Kindervragen. Liefde en seks|
Caroline Costers, Ilse Rotsaert, Olivier Van Gierdeghom
Does your heart become larger when you fall in love?
Can you get pregnant the first time?
Do they make holes in breasts for babies to drink from?
‘Daddy what is sex?’ ‘Mmm…ask your mom!’ or ‘I’ll tell you later…’. Parents are often wriggling every which way not to have to answer their young inquisitive children’s questions about love and sex. It’s completely natural and yet the...
|100 Kindervragen. Afscheid en verdriet|
Can I get ill from sadness?
Will I always miss him/her?
Does it harm when I give a little kiss to a deceased loved-one?
We can try to shelter our children from heartache and pain as much as possible, but at some point every child will be confronted with some kind of ‘loss’. A loss of something (a favourite cuddly toy, a school, a holiday,…) or someone (a beloved animal, a friend...
|100 Kindervragen. Huisdieren|
Caroline De Vlamynck, Jeroen Declercq
Why do male dogs pee so much?
Do hamsters really like to run round in a wheel?
Is it true that goldfish have a 1 second memory span?
Pets. They can be our very best friends, and yet we do not know a lot about them. Children are endlessly fascinated by them. Caroline De Vlamynck and Jeroen Declercq, both veterinarians working at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Ghent Univer...