Maarten van Severen
Maarten Van Severen is probably one the most reknown belgian designer. With his simple, clear and well thought-out designs he gained international fame and recognition. his creations were added to the collections of famous furniture manufacturers like vitra, edra and bulo. also the interiors he designed are much discussed. the famous dutch architect rem koolhaas entrusted the interiors of several projects such as the villa floirac, seatle public library and the casa di musica. also rolf fehlbaum, conservator of the vitra-designmuseum approached him with one of his design assignments.
As son of an abstract painter (dan van severen), Maarten Van Severen chose to study architecture at ghent art school sint-lucas. three years after he completed his studies he worked in various agencies on interior design and furniture projects.