Curriculum Vitae

Overview

  • ARTerior Design managing director for many years
  • Lecturer for interior decoration and design at the Interior Design Institute Ghent
  • More than 10 years of experience as project manager and consultant for leading interior design offices and design brands such as Descamps, Flanders Design House and Ethan Allan
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We would like to introduce you to Nico Wallays, Auctionata expert in Decorative Arts & Design 20th CT.

Ravishingly beautiful buildings and aesthetically pleasing interior decoration are as relating to the expert as the timeless design and art of the 20th century. This very passion inspired him to study interior design, followed by postgraduate studies of contemporary and decorative arts at the renowned Sotheby's Institute of Art.

After his studies, Nico Wallays took positions as project manager and consultant for internationally leading interior design offices and luxury design companies, such as Descamps, Flanders Design House and Ethan Allan. Not only did the expert accompany the set-up and development of the first Ethan Allan European office branch, but he also represented the American brand at several European interior design trade fairs.

Moreover, the design expert regularly worked as a lecturer for design and interior decoration at the Interior Design Institute Ghent. Since the year 2000, Nico Wallays is the managing director of ARTerioer Design (ARTliving bvba), leading an experienced team of specialists which is providing advice with individual design concepts in shaping the offices, salesrooms or private houses for private, institutional and economic clients.

Nico Wallays lives and works in Ghent.