Black & Burned

Have you heard of shou sugi ban? It is a centuries-old Japanese technique for preserving and finishing wood by charring it with fire. Our designers are fascinated by this wood treatment and are sure that this is one of the upcoming wood trends. Treating wood with fire, alienates the look of the wood and therefore creates a transformation into a black fractured surface. This look inspired us to create our new décor “Aiko”. “Aiko” captivates in noble black with a design structure reminiscent of burned wood, but it is not a copy of nature, thus it generates a completely… read more

Leistone – simply “Flemish”

Décor “Leistone” is our new interpretation of a slate surface. The structure and appeal of real slate is captured in a modern décor which can be adapted for multiple surfaces as table tops, kitchens, walls, floors and more. Leistone can be combined with any kind of colours, the temperate but very realistic slate structure fits to all kind of interior styles. Whether you prefer a more elegant or rustic style, “Leistone” suits everything – the perfect surface structure for countless furnishing products. Leistone and blue. Currently, our designers are particularly inspired by blue tones and our room settings show that the mix of fresh and sombre blue… read more

Natural “Ample Oak”

As we have noticed at recent interior design events like Milan Furniture Fair and Maison et Objet in Paris, oak is still in the focus concerning furniture trends – oak remains number one. That’s why we developed our décor “Ample Oak”. Very fine woodgrain details in combination with a white pore effect create a super natural look. Today everything has to be or look “natural”: food, clothing and of course also surface decors! One of the most important trends of Maison & Objet in Paris in September 2018 was the trend “Natural Essential”. Natural and organic fabrics were shown mainly… read more

CHIYODA – an Asian European design fusion

We are pleased to announce that we have redesigned our showroom. “Now, we are able to offer our customers the perfect ambiance for our trendy decors,” says Olaf Leonhardt, our Creative Director. “In Genk, hospitality has always been extremely important. That’s why we have designed the new showroom with two lounge-style visitor rooms to make the visit of our costumers pleasant. ” Since beginning of September, the design studio is open to our customers. A newly designed entrance area with coffee lounge welcomes the visitor. “The showroom shows a fusion of Asian Japanese and European Belgian design elements in order to… read more


Our brand-new decor “Africa” is inspired by African culture and – design. This beautiful exotic continent is well-known for its rich cultural heritage and unique interior design. The world of interior design has embraced the black continent for many years. Some of the world’s most influential interior designers are using traditional African textiles and patterns in homes for design inspiration. The hand painted structure of “Africa” reminds of African textiles. “Africa” transforms the surface for furniture, sideboards or kitchen into a unique piece of “African art”. The contrast of modern furniture with our “Africa” décor will enhance the modern… read more

Bohemian Bucia

Bohemian, or “Boho”, decoration is for those who want to see their home full of life, culture and interesting objects from all over the world. “Boho” is modern and embraces the carefree, relaxed and unusual. “Boho” rooms are always eclectic and above all no room looks the same. “Boho” is inspired by people who lead an unconventional life: travelers, actors, writers. Their style includes these ideals and combines objects, colors and patterns from many areas of life and many regions of the world. For CHIYODA’s future décor developments this trend is one of the core trends of the coming seasons. read more

Charming Carisma

Textiles have always been a fundamental part of our life. From the clothes we wear, to the furniture we use… But except from having a functional purpose, it has also evolved to a form of art all around the world and in several different cultures. For centuries textiles have been used for decorative purposes and to express creativity. Also, today designer use textiles from decorating interiors to conceptual art installations. Handmade creativity like embroidery, stitching – and hand painted effects have a big come-back in the design world, as it brings authenticity to the product. Yarn is used as painting… read more

Gold Rush

Metallic has been the focus for designers since several seasons. So far, the use of metal optics has been limited mainly to design accessories, but today, any kind of furniture could be enhanced with metal optics. Whether gold, rose gold, silver or bronze – metallic is in vogue. Completely new are now also matte metal looks. Chiyoda has developed a new innovative decor especially for this look: UNICO. Unique as its name suggests, UNICO combines matte metallic effects with a creative spatula structure! Spatula optics are well known when it comes to concrete looks, mostly these structures give a rather rough touch… read more

Concrete reloaded

Concrete has been for some seasons the material and surface for modern design interiors. Concrete gives a cool clear look, perfectly for all contemporary interior decoration. Concrete has become an almost “classic” material in the design world. Our Design Team at Chiyoda was searching for a way to make concrete look different. When our designers combined free artistic brushstrokes with an authentic concrete structure they created a new look for concrete surfaces – the décor “Brush”. “Brush” creates a stunning artistic effect for any kind of interior surface like furniture, kitchen, wall panels and flooring. “Brush” up your interior products!… read more

Opposites attract

Who said distressed optics are perfect for country interior? It was true for the past few years but now a brand-new trend is just entering the interior design world. “Opposites attract”- the combination of aged distressed surfaces with ultra-modern looks. Naama Agassi a designer from Tel Aviv is creating design objects which capture this trend. Our décor Aiko is perfect for “Opposites attract” – it looks like a wooden board which has been painted over and over again through many decades. You just have to place this décor on a furniture or any other surface and combine it with an… read more

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