The office where Poorter and Femke Holdrinet work looks onto the canal just beyond the building. The statement pieces in the space are a pair of lamps by Ghent-based designer Jos Devriendt of Low Tech Design. Poorter and Holdrinet have several lights by Devriendt, though these two are unique designs and not in regular production.
Ibbel, a Parson Russell terrier, and his tennis ball survey the living room from the back of a Cuba sofa by Rodolfo Dordoni for Cappellini. The framed drawings are by Poorter and Holdrinet.
The master bedroom’s red light is a vintage piece from the 1950s.
The couple has a fondness for mid-century designer Harry Bertoia, whose steel side chairs for Knoll ring the concrete dining table that they designed.
The stars of the living room are a pair of pink Bird chairs by Harry Bertoia for Knoll. Both the marble-topped occasional table and the wood table are vintage, the antique rugs are from Morocco, a Low Pad chair by Jasper Morrison for Cappellini sits near the fireplace, and the brass-and-steel coffee table was designed by Poorter and Holdrinet.
Milan, Oona, and their mother putter in the spartan kitchen.