“It is, how do you call it… a graveyard. Everything that went wrong ends up here.” As graveyards go, the home of Amaryllis Jacobs and Kwinten Lavigne is surprisingly high up and sun-filled. Their apartment—also home to their daughter and two cats—is far from the pristine, high-design showroom that might be expected of the founders of Maniera, the Brussels gallery that has forged an unusual and much-admired path through the collectible design market over the last seven years. This story is from Kinfolk Issue Forty Buy Now Related Stories Design Issue 19 David Rager David Rager, co-founder of design firm Weekends, shares his tale of LA and Paris and how he makes time for life’s little distractions. Design Issue 19 A Day in the Life: Frida Escobedo With her own firm and scores of global projects in her inventive portfolio, this architect is transforming Mexico City, one artful building at a time. Design Issue 19 In Anxious Anticipation The effects of adrenaline are positively pulse-pounding, but the physical whoosh we feel in our bodies actually starts in our brains. Design Issue 18 Happiness by Design Think more like designers: The strategies employed to create a perfectly proportioned bookshelf can also be used to enhance our personal well-being. Design Issue 18 Sense in Symmetry From radial swirls to mirror images, the natural world often shows that there’s beauty in balance. Design Issue 18 The Nature of Desirability The head of Harvard’s Desirability Lab examines what consumers like and why so designers can create products that hit the sweet spot.