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In the library of the Brussels townhouse of Jorge Almada and Anne-Marie Midy, armchairs upholstered in Les Toiles du Soleil cottons flank a side table by Casamidy, the couple’s furniture line; the ottoman and rug are custom made.

The velvet sofa, armchairs, bench, and mirror are all by Casamidy, and the mantel is original.

Marquise-style armchairs from San Miguel de Allende, Italian wood chairs, and bleached oak floors in the front parlor; the shades are of a Tony Duquettecotton, and the iron halo came from a traditional Mexican religious statue.

A Casamidy sofa topped with satin pillows, a French mirror, and a 1930s-style side table in the living room.

Almada and Midy with their sons, Antoine (left) and Olivier.

The kitchen cabinetry and island are custom made, the barstools are by Casamidy, and the oven is by Gaggenau.

The cocktail table, settee, and metalwork side table in the living room are all by Casamidy, and the chinoiserie-style armchairs are vintage; a painting by Mari Jose Marin (left) and a pencil drawing by Philippe Ségéral flank the mantel.

In the master bedroom’s dressing area, the iron-and-leather rocking chair is antique, and the silk caftan is from Uzbekistan; the closet doors are covered in a Fornasetti wallpaper.

In the master bedroom, the Casamidy canopy bed has a velvet-upholstered headboard and is dressed in Anichini linens; the sconces and side table are vintage, and a vaulting horse serves as a bench.

In the guest room, a chaise by Casamidy, a lamp from the ’50s, and an antique Turkish rug; a photograph by Amber Eagle hangs above a desk found at a Mexico City flea market and an oak chair from France.

In Midy’s studio, a bed made of old Venetian pylons is covered with a tapestry from Uzbekistan, and the chair is by Charlotte Perriand; the photograph is by Holly Wilmeth, the rug is from Nepal, and the side table is by Casamidy.

The boys in their bedroom; the quilt was made by Midy’s grandmother, and the large pillows are by Marimekko.

The headboards are by Casamidy, the coverlets and lamps are by IKEA, and the curtains are of a Duralee cotton; the vintage papier-mâché horse was found at a Mexico City flea market.

In the front parlor of the Brussels home of Jorge Almada and Anne-Marie Midy, a Sophie Ristelhueber print is displayed on a lacquered oak desk by Casamidy, the couple’s furniture company; the Napoléon III stool was found at a Paris flea market, and the mantel and mirror are original.

The chair in the master bath is by Casamidy and the shower fittings are by Grohe; the pine floor planks are painted white, and the walls are of marble.

The façade of the Brussels townhouse, which was built in 1907.

In the hallway, a Casamidy chair upholstered in fabric from a military tent; the marble flooring is original, and the light fixture was purchased in Paris.

A Belgian army officer’s desk, a vintage chair, and an antique mirrored screen in the dressing area.

In the guest room, a Casamidy headboard is upholstered in a JB Martin velvet, the bed is dressed in Anichini linens and an antique Uzbek throw, and the lamp is by IKEA; the drawings above the bed are by Anne-Marie Midy, and the 1930s photograph is of her grandmother.

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