Maarten van Severen


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The son of an abstract painter, Maarten Van Severen chose to study architecture at Ghent art school; he completed three years before going to work for various agencies in interior design and furniture projects, then in 1986 he started to make furniture.

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His work reflects his quest for perfection in form, detail and fabrication.Van Severen was also frequently commissioned as a decorator and furniture designer for private residence projects, teamed with Rem Koolhaas. They worked together on the V

illa dall’Ava in 1990, then again in Bordeaux in 1996 (Maison à Floirac).