Deknudt designer mirrors have graced the opulent corridors of luxury hotels, prestigious homes, yachts and architectural interiors across 60 countries worldwide from as early as 1946.
Working closely with internationally acclaimed designers such as Studio Segers, Karim Rashid, Julia Dozsa, Maarten De Ceulaer, Laurène Guarneri, Sylvain Willenz, Roberto Paoli, Louise Mertens, and others, Deknudt consistently pushes boundaries and sets new global standards in both design and production.
Step into a world of unrivaled beauty and timeless elegance with every Deknudt Mirror. These stunning creations are so much more than a mere reflective surface, but rather exquisite symbols of the unwavering passion and craftsmanship of over 110 talented employees and three generations of development.
The unique factor that distinguishes Deknudt as true "Master Mirror Makers" lies in their unparalleled access to pristine, high grade raw materials, thanks to their geographical location in Deerlijk Belgium.
Combined with the ownership of their very own cutting-edge glass manufacturing facility and state-of-the-art silvering machine, Deknudt produces only the finest quality mirrors on the market today.
Deknudt is renowned globally for its long history in crafting mirrors that uphold the highest standards of quality and luxury.
Karim Rashid is one of the most prolific designers of his generation. Over 4000 designs in production, over 300 awards and working in over 40 countries attest to Karim’s legend of design. Karim’s diversity affords him the ability to cross-pollinate ideas, materials, behaviours, aesthetics from one typology to the next, crossing boundaries and broadening consumer horizons.
Alain Gilles opened his own studio in late 2007 in order to pursue his own dreams and develop his personal approach to product design, furniture design, art direction and scenography. He has since started to collaborate with several international editors such as Qui est Paul ?, Galerie Gosserez Paris, Magnitude, O’Sun, La Chance, Evolution, Buzzispace, Casamania and Bonaldo.
Several of his products have been awarded international prices, such as the Henry Van De Velde Label, the Design for Asia Golden Award, The “Red Dot Best of the Best” for the Welded table and the Good Design award for the Big Table.
Esther is the creative drive behind Deknudt Mirrors. She combines design, strategy and technology and aims for a connection on a deeper lever with our customers thanks to well-thought-out, timeless and unseen mirrors.
In her role as head of design at Deknudt mirrors, she coordinates collaborations with our external designers and designs a handful of new mirrors every year.
Esther draws on her passion for craftsmanship, materials and a detailed eye for aesthetics to create mirrors that tell a story and that can be treasured for many years to come. She does this without losing sight of the functionality of her designs, where efficiency in production and assembly are equally important as the aesthetic appeal of a mirror. Seeing ideas come to live and become an integral part of someone’s home is a constant source of motivation in the search of new designs.
Studio Segers is a Belgian creative studio for architecture, product design and graphic design. In 2022, its founder Wim Segers received the prestigious Henry van de Velde Lifetime Achievement award. Studio Segers takes a no-nonsense approach and designs meaningful concepts with innovative techniques and sustainable materials. Respect for craftsmanship and tradition are their basic values.
Born in Tel-Aviv in 1963, passionate about art, technique, surfing, photographer and creator, Arik Levy obtains in 1991 a certificate of industrial design at the Art Center College of Design in Switzerland.
In 1997 he founded together with Pippo Lioni his own design studio LDesign in Paris and thus turns back to his first passions, art and industrial design. Since then, he has been working together with big brands like Vitra, Ligne Roset, Cinna, Sentou Gallery, l’Oréal, Lanvin, Renault, Baccarat, Zanotta.
Arik Levy, who considers himself as a designer “who feels”, continues having a considerable impact on our interior and exterior environment. His work consists of public sculptures, like the Rock, his masterpiece and environments of multiple usage.
Laurène is a French artisan and designer based in Paris, France. She has always been fascinated by the reflection of light on mirrors and finds her inspiration in poetic moments of everyday life. After obtaining her master's degree at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris-Cergy, she decided to open a studio where she designs and produces unique handmade mirrors.
Laurène advocates a return to the sensitive and aims to create mirrors that fit into everyday life by bringing simplicity and poetry with them. The design draws its inspiration from a simple and refined aesthetic, stimulated by fleeting moments of life, such as the light of the sun, the colours of the sky, the moments of rain... Her gaze is turned towards the fleeting beauty of the present and tends towards contemplation.
Belgium based designer Sylvain Willenz creates furniture, lighting and products for international clients since 2004.
Sylvain studied MA Product Design at the Royal College of Art in London. In 2004, he opened his Design Office, based in Brussels, Belgium. Considered as one of the most influential Belgian creatives, Sylvain was named Belgian Designer of the Year in 2009.
Renown for his strong yet simple graphic aesthetic, Sylvain is fascinated by production, manufacturing and pays great attention to detail. Originally wanting to be a cartoonist, Sylvain turned towards Product design. Over the years, Sylvain developed a singular style of ligne claire, which instills his simple, elegant and graphic designs, so recognisable and unique today.
Roberto Paoli is an architect and designer specialized in small-scale design. His accurate creative process combines a strong technical knowledge with the consciousness of the material performance in order to innovate and to give shape to products with clean lines. Roberto Paoli is also creator and curator of exhibitions and design culture events.
Inge Rylant is an illustrator and visual artist based in Antwerp, Belgium. Inges work consists of drawings that are stripped bare of all the unnecessary, focusing on the fundamentals of the image: colour and composition. Like a sponge, she absorbs art, interiors, buildings and street views. Inge has a knack for blending the aesthetics of the East and the West. Over the years, she has especially been researching Japanese art, design and architecture. The sober but detailed visual language of Japan seems to blend perfectly with her own signature.
Louise Mertens runs a fine art studio based in Antwerp, Belgium. Her work became a trademark of herself and her admiration for purity. Louise creates a new metamorphosis by combining her manual paintings, photography and digital techniques into carefully curated and sophisticated work. Her idea is to create a different approach to ditigal art by reclaiming the essence of the carft: slowness, intention and a mindfull process are paramount to her final work.
Mimy A. Diar and Ad Luijten have backgrounds as art directors in communication, and this is reflected by the lyrical nature of their projects. After careers in advertising, they decided to use their acquired skills for their true calling: design. So far, they have enjoyed cooperations with international design houses including Normann Copenhagen and Matière Grise.
Jean-François designs simple and unpretentious objects without ostentation: user-friendly design with a refined and poetic undercurrent. His Loudordesign studio for industrial design is an international succes. He was elected "Belgian Designer of the Year" in 2013.
Luca Beel & Adriaan Tas are, in a strict sense, respectively photographer and graphic designer. Yet on a regular basis they explore the boundaries between these and other disciplines, hoping to make them disappear. Since 2015, they have collaborated on several spatial designs, while sharing a common interest in art, architecture, functionality and formal poetry.
Annemie was the head of Deknudts design department for almost thirty years. Mirrors hold no secrets for her. Her vision is clear: be open and receptive to new things. Curiosity is an important stimulus. Spotting trends and crystallizing these into sellable products give her the satisfaction that she seeks in her profession. With a cultured appreciation for beauty, shape, colours and materials, she comes up with lots of distinctive designs. The mysticism of mirrors keeps her captivated.