Historic interiors

DRS. INEKE BEELING

ART HISTORIAN AND INTERIOR DESIGNER

 

SPECIALIZES IN INTERIOR-ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH, 
ADVICE, INTERIOR DESIGN, PLANNING AND SUPERVISION ON THE TOTAL CONCEPT OF  RESTORATION, RECONSTRUCTION,  EXPLOITATION AND USE OF HISTORIC INTERIORS OF ALL TYPES AND PERIODS.

 

AMONG HER INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS ARE; HOTELS, RESTAURANTS, B&B OWNERS, HERITAGE FUNDS AND MUSEUMS. 

 
Ineke Beeling

SERVICES

ORIGINALLY, HISTORIC INTERIORS WERE OFTEN DESIGNED AS A COHERENT WHOLE. TAKING AWAY OR ADDING PARTS CAN HAVE GREAT IMPACT ON ITS VALUE 

 

Ineke guards the balance between the interior and the exterior of your building and of all interior components as a whole.  She surveys, together with specialists in her network, the restauration of woodwork, painting etc. to achieve a matching degree of intensity.  

 

RESEARCH BASED RECONSTRUCTION OF MISSING PARTS – SOURCING HISTORIC BUILDING MATERIALS

If original parts such as chimneypieces or doorknobs are missing, she sources historic building materials exactly from the style and period or finds good reconstructions through her suppliers. All is based on expertise and research.

 

FUNCTIONAL INTERIORS REFLECTING THE STYLE AND PERIOD BUT ACCOMMODATE 21ST CENTURY USAGE

For modern technical requirements, ranging from lighting, temperature, humidity, security and uv levels to kitchens and bathrooms she finds nondisruptive, practical solutions.

 

SPECIALIZED INTERIOR DESIGN TO SUPPORT A TOTAL EXPERIENCE

To further achieve and augment the total experience of your historic interior Ineke’ s interior design is based on knowledge, experience and research of paintings and old photographs to reflect the style and period.

 

RECONSTRUCTIONS AND REPRODUCTIONS OF ORIGINAL WALLPAPER, TEXTILES, FURNITURE AND LIGHTING FIXTURES

She’ll have original wallpapers and textiles reconstructed from scraps found in your building using a mixture of traditional and modern technology.   Many good historic reproductions are readily available or classic designs are still being produced. These designs are original to the period but practical to use. Think only of the Thonet chair or Danish lighting. Ineke knows where to look.  

 

SOURCING OF DECORATIVE ANTIQUES AND VINTAGE DESIGN FROM CHRISTIES’S TO EBAY TO COMPLETE THE COHERENT WHOLE

Because of the internet there has never before been such an extensive availability. With her background in antiques and auction houses Ineke separates the wheat from the chaff for you and finds treasures from Christie’s to Ebay. . 

HISTORIC INTERIORS ARE AN ATTRACTION BECAUSE OF THEIR RARITY

 

Your historic interior is a rare survivor which was on loan and cherished by many generations before you. Now it is our turn to take care of it.

 

Because of its rarity an historic interior represents a special attraction for the exploitation of your building.  

Historic interiors
Historic interior designer

TEFAF ROOM MAASTRICHT, CIRCA 1750

PROJECT: RECONSTRUCTION, RESEARCH, INTERIOR DESIGN

Wallcoverings were printed with still existing antique cylinders. matching the ornament of the chairs and paneling.       

ORIGINALLY, HISTORIC INTERIORS WERE OFTEN DESIGNED AS A COHERENT WHOLE. TAKING AWAY OR ADDING PARTS CAN HAVE GREAT IMPACT ON ITS VALUE 

“Ineke guards the balance between the interior and the exterior of your building and of all interior components as a whole.  She surveys, together with specialists in her network, the restoration of woodwork, painting etc. to achieve a matching degree of intensity”.      

Art historian

HERITAGE FUND THE NETHERLANDS 

PROJECT: TEXTILES FOR 18TH C INTERIORS     

Historic interiors
Interior designer

HISTORIC INTERIORS ARE AN ATTRACTION FOR THEIR RARITY

 

Your historic interior is a rare survivor which was on loan and cherished by many generations before you.  

 

Now it is our turn to take care of it.

 

Because of its rarity an historic interior represents a special attraction  for the exploitation of your building. 

Historic interiors

FOLDING BLINDS ARE ALREADY SEEN ON LATE 18TH C PAINTINGS. THEY WERE MADE OF FLAX. 

Beeling Historic interiors

APARTMENT BELGIUM

MID CENTURY MODERN

PROJECT: INCORPORATING CLIENTS’ CLASSIC DESIGN AND ART COLLECTION 

CAFÉ-RESTAURANT BELGIUM 1910-1930’S

PROJECT:  RECONSTRUCTION OF A TRADITIONAL BELGIAN “LIVINGROOM” CAFÉ 
ALL OBJECTS AND PIECES OF FURNITURE WERE VINTAGE SOURCED

Historic interiors
Historic interiors
Historic interiors
Historic interiors

SPECIALIZED INTERIOR DESIGN TO SUPPORT A TOTAL EXPERIENCE

 

“To further achieve and augment the total experience of your historic interior Ineke’ s interior design is based on knowledge, experience and research of paintings and old photographs to reflect the style and  period”. 

Reconstruction interior

REPRODUCTION OF ORIGINAL 1920’S ART DECO WALLPAPER ALL DECORATIONS VINTAGE SOURCED 

RECONSTRUCTIONS AND REPRODUCTIONS OF ORIGINAL WALLPAPER, TEXTILES, FURNITURE AND LIGHTING FIXTURES

 

“She’ll have original wallpapers and textiles reconstructed from scraps found in your building using a mixture of traditional and modern technology.   Many good historic reproductions are readily available or classic designs are still being produced. These designs are original to the period but practical to use. Think only of the Thonet chair or Danish lighting. Ineke knows where to look.”. 

KASTEEL ELSLOO THE NETHERLANDS

EARLY 19TH CENTURY NEO GOTHIC 

PROJECT: SURVEYING OF A COHESIVE RESTORATION, VINTAGE SOURCING MISSING FITTINGS, ADVICE ON FURNISHINGS AND LIGHTING  

Historic interiors

ORIGINALLY, HISTORIC INTERIORS WERE OFTEN DESIGNED AS A COHERENT WHOLE. 
TAKING AWAY OR ADDING PARTS CAN HAVE GREAT IMPACT ON ITS VALUE 

 

“Ineke guards the balance between the interior and the exterior of your building and of all interior components as a whole.  She surveys, together with specialists in her network, the restoration of woodwork, painting etc. to achieve a matching degree of intensity”.

Historic interiors

COUNTRY BED AND BREAKFAST BELGIUM 1900 -1930’S 

PROJECT: RECONSTRUCTION, SUSTAINABLE INTERIOR DESIGN, SOURCING OF HISTORIC BUIL DING MATERIALS, DECORATIVE ANTIQUES AND VINTAGE TEXTILES.   

Historic interiors
Historic interiors
Beeling Historic interiors

THE KITCHEN IS A RECONSTRUCTION WITH A VINTAGE AGA COOKER (DESIGN 1925), VINTAGE TEXTILES AND ORIGI NAL TILING. 

THE BATHROOM MEETS MODERN STANDARDS WITH REPRODUCTION TILING. 

SOURCING OF DECORATIVE ANTIQUES AND VINTAGE DESIGN FROM CHRISTIES’S TO EBAY TO COMPLETE THE COHERENT WHOLE.

 

“Because of the internet there has never before been such an extensive availability. With her background in antiques and auction houses Ineke separates the wheat from the chaff for you and finds little treasures from Christie’s to Ebay”.

Historic interiors

FUNCTIONAL INTERIORS REFLECTING THE STYLE AND PERIOD BUT ACCOMMODATE 21ST CENTURY USAGE

 

“For modern technical requirements, ranging from lighting, temperature, humidity, security and uv levels to kitchens and bathrooms she finds nondisruptive, practical solutions”. 

MUSEUM MAASTRICHT, END 18TH CENTURY, NEO CLASSICISM

PROJECT: RECONSTRUCTION, RESEARCH, INTERIOR  DESIGN, INCORPORATION MUSEUM COLLECTION. 

Reconstruction Historic Interior
Reconstruction Historic Interior
Reconstruction Historic Interior
Reconstruction Historic Interior

SPECIALIZED INTERIOR DESIGN TO SUPPORT A TOTAL EXPERIENCE

 

“To further achieve and augment the total experience of your historic interior Ineke’ s interior design is based on knowledge, experience and research of paintings and old photographs to reflect  the style and period”. 

RESEARCH BASED RECONSTRUCTION OF MISSING PARTS –  SOURCING HISTORIC BUILDING MATERIALS

“If original parts such as chimneypieces or doorknobs are missing, she sources historic building materials exactly from the style and period or finds good reconstructions through her suppliers. All is based on expertise and research”.

Ineke Beeling

Drs. Ineke Beeling is a Dutch interior designer and art historian with a renowned family background in antiques since 1846. She studied at Christie’s and The Inchbald in London and the Academy of Arts in Maastricht. She graduated in Art History at Leiden University specializing in historic interiors.  Before setting up her business she worked for the Rijksmuseum, Sotheby’s and as a museum director.

 

She specializes in practical interiors that match the uniqueness and style of your historic building. With her expert knowledge and the specialists in her network she emphasizes the authenticity by restoring and bringing back lost detailing. This ads material as well as immaterial value. 


She takes pride in sourcing historic building materials, vintage design and decorative antiques from Christie’s to Ebay, for more durable and timeless interiors. Because of the internet there has never before been such a large offering. With her experience and knowledge she shifts the wheat from the chaff for you. 

 
 

PLEASE, DO FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME AND TELL THE STORY OF YOUR HISTORIC BUILDING.

 

DRS. INEKE BEELING

00 31 6 1212 1125

inekebeeling@beelinginteriors.com

Oudenboschstraat 36A

6363 BV Wijnandsrade

The Netherlands

KvK: 60157186

BTW: NL 094809562B02

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