Gert Voorjans studied Interior Design in Hasselt, has a post-graduate degree in Art History from Siena and a post-graduate degree in Styles & Arts from Sotheby’s in London.

In 1997 he opened his own interior design studio in Antwerp and in 2013 Gert Voorjans Asia Limited was established in Hong Kong. He decorates houses and stores in London, Madrid, New York and Tokyo. AD Collector’s has named him one of the best interior designers in 2016.


Key Moments

  • 1985 Graduated from College of Interior Architecture, Hasselt
  • 1986 Postgraduate ‘Art History’, Siena, IT
  • 1987 Postgraduate ‘Styles & Art’, Sotheby’s London
  • 1988 Joins the team of Axel & May Vervoordt
  • 1996 Opening of the first Dries Van Noten flagship store in Aoyama
  • 1997 Opening of Gert Voorjans Interior Design Studio in Antwerp
  • 2005-2007 Opening of the flagship stores for Joyce Boutique Holdings in Hong Kong and Shanghai
  • 2007 Opening of the Dries Van Noten flagship stores in Paris
  • 2012 Launch of the first book Interior Life, published by Lannoo
  • 2016 Opening of Manila House, a 5400 m² private club in Manila Launch of the second book Daily Life, published by Lannoo
  • 2017 Opening of the new Silver-Diamond museum in Antwerp
  • 2018Guest designer for Jim Thompson's Spring 2018 fabric collection

 

‘There is no place for timid, mundane, or formulaic in his design vocabulary, instead Gert’s brilliantly coloured world celebrates the daring and the exceptional. His magical roomscapes ignite our imaginations, fuel our dreams, and enhance our realities.’

- HAMISH BOWLES (European editor-at-large for the American edition of Vogue)

 

Portrait by Marcel Lennartz

Gert Voorjans - Portrait by Marcel Lennartz