Atelier-van-Lieshout2 Joep van Lieshout (Ravenstein, 1963) is one of the most successful and best-selling artists in the Netherlands. He was born in Brabant, but his AVL studio is located in Rotterdam.

For Lensvelt, AVL has designed many special pieces of furniture that have become very popular amongst Dutch interior designers. Many of his designs have become modern classics in the interior design industry, such as the AVL Shaker and AVL Office Chair.