Belgium is about the size of the state of Maryland and has a population of about 10.5 million, yet its design influence is outsize. Several Belgian designers are represented at When Objects Work, which produces and distributes immaculate domestic accoutrements. Go to When Objects Work to view the range.
Below: Tray by Claire Bataille and Paul Ibens.
Below: Heavy lead crystal Lens Bowl by Claryssa Berning: