Muller Van Severen has mushroomed from a make-do moment at home into a commercially successful design studio. Benjamin Dane meets the founders where it all began—at the bottom of their garden. There are only a few dozen steps between the blue front door of Fien Muller and Hannes Van Severen’s home and the entrance of their acclaimed studio, Muller Van Severen. Across a courtyard, overlooking the garden, an old orangery has been transformed into a two-story office and atelier for This story is from Kinfolk Issue Forty-Nine Buy Now Related Stories Design Fashion Issue 49 Reid Bartelme & Harriet Jung An inquiry into costume design. Design Interiors Issue 49 Mimi Shodeinde An audience with the architect. Design Interiors Issue 48 At Work With: Studio Utte A visit to the small, sophisticated Milanese studio of Patrizio Gola & Guglielmo Giagnotti. Design Issue 48 Off to Sea with Cyrill Gutsch Meet the self-appointed design ambassador for the oceans. Design Partnerships Issue 48 Delayed Gratification In partnership with Fritz Hansen, Kinfolk unearths the long history of a new classic. Design Fashion Issue 47 Jean Touitou The A.P.C. founder on the demands of hype and craft.