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To ensure that we learn from other people’s experiences, we offer a life-changing insight from a notable Dutch person every week.
This week, Paul Mijksenaar (74), founder of Mijksenaar: ‘I think books with titles like One Thousand Places to See before You Die are quite ridiculous.’
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For many people a visit to a museum or theater often starts on their website. After working on the wayfinding system for Kunstsite deSingel, what could be more satisfying than creating a landing page for their website as well?
Speed-biking to and from Schiphol
With the ‘Make Way for the Speed Bike’ plan presented yesterday, initiators BAM Infra, Royal HaskoningDHV, BYCS, Gazelle and Mijksenaar show how Schiphol can be reached by bicycle.
Amsterdam Transport Region tests icon for shared bicycles
The shared bicycle is a hot topic, especially in big cities. Amsterdam wants to tempt travelers to use public transport more often by offering shared bicycles as a solution for the ‘last mile’ of their journey.
Groninger Forum, a 45-meter high breeding ground
In 2019 twelve leading cultural institutions will move into the Groniger Forum and join forces. This makes the Forum a cultural breeding ground.
The Digital Airport
Fred Inklaar and Herbert Seevinck of Mijksenaar share their thoughts on why it is important for airports to be up to date with their digital identity, infrastructure and services.
Mijksenaar’s Digital Airport Index Americas
After the successful launch of the Digital Airport Index Europe in March 2017, Mijksenaar launched the 2017 Digital Airport Index for North America and Latin America today.
Cesar Sanchez new Director of Operations Mijksenaar USA
Mijksenaar is pleased to announce Cesar Sanchez as the new Director of Operations, North America. In this role he will co-lead the Mijksenaar USA office.
Mijksenaar to improve passenger experience at Denver International Airport (DEN)
Mijksenaar, the design firm known for its worldwide airport wayfinding expertise, has been contracted to be Denver International Airport’s (DEN) wayfinding consultant
Breaking the stigma – gender-neutral restroom pictogram for the Municipal Theatre
The Municipal Theatre in Amsterdam now offers gender-neutral restrooms to its guests. With this design, Mijksenaar embraces different ways of identification. The diagonal line that cuts through the pictogram that has been used until now, is a symbolic indication for a new beginning.
City Centre Symposium 2016 in Rotterdam
On November 2016, the municipality of Rotterdam is hosting the Binnenstadssymposium 2016. This event gives visitors the opportunity to see the city centre of Rotterdam from a different point of view.
Finding your way in Royal Theatre Carré
Some 400,000 people a year visit the Royal Theater Carré, making the venue one of the Netherlands’ most successful theatres
The Mijksenaar team kicks off in Arnhem
The parking garage under Arnhem Central railway station has proven difficult for people to find their way around. Working together with the city of Arnhem and the architect, the Mijksenaar team has started working on a solution to make it easier for visitors to remember where they parked.
Preparing for Tokyo 2020
A lecture Paul Mijksenaar delivered to the JSDA (Japan Sign Design Association) in Tokyo early this year led to Mijksenaar’s first project in Japan. Narita Airport anticipates many foreign tourists in view of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games 2020.
Making bicycle parking in Amsterdam easier
More and more people use bicycles to reach their destination in Amsterdam. Because of the increasing number of cyclists, it is not always easy to park your bike in the city.
Design Academy Eindhoven and Mijksenaar announce cooperation
Design Academy Eindhoven (DAE) has invited Mijksenaar as a guest tutor for the Master Information Design. This is the first and only programme in the Netherlands where wayfinding will be taught extensively and intensively.