Vrouwen aan het front
Listen to the interview about women fotographers in wars.
VCA-certificate for the whole team
The whole Beersnielsen team has been to school for a day to learn how to work safely on construction sites and in other places. All passed the exam!
Opening “Spirituele Urgentie” in Stedelijk museum Schiedam
November 2022 opened the exhibition “Spirituele Urgentie” in Stedelijk museum Schiedam.
Photos: Victor Wennekes
Opening hotel Pillows Amsterdam
After a long renovation, Pillows hotel at Mauritskade Amsterdam has just opened its doors. Beersnielsen was responsible for the lighting design of all interior spaces. Congratulations to all involved in this beautiful project!
Opening Stevns Klint (Denmark)
October 12 queen Margrethe II opened Stevns Klint Experience, an exhibition about the extinction of the dinosaurs.
Custom made chandelier
For a private residence Beersnielsen designed a bespoke chandelier made out of the light rope “Jane” by Xal.
BNA beste gebouw
Congratulations Bedaux de Brouwer architecten winning BNA beste gebouw van het jaar 2022 and the publieksprijs for Singer Laren. It was nice working together at this beautiful project.
Testing on site is a major part of our work. Last week we were at Vroonermeer-noord and we had a special spectator. More about this fun project, later at our website …
First opening Paleis het Loo
After years of renovation, Paleis het Loo (partly) reopened. Beersnielsen was at the openingsparty to enjoy the new museum. Next year you can see the whole museum.
Highest point Fenix Museum
Today the 22 meter high Tornado core for the new Fenix Museum in Rotterdam has been placed. We have been working on the lighting design for this special feature and for the entire museum.
Beersnielsen at work on site
Last week Beersnielsen was testing on site in the city center of Amsterdam. Trying, testing, looking and talking about light … such nice evenings!
Keep posted to see where we were…
In a team with GROUPA, Archipelago and Tractebel, Beersnielsen is working on the lighting design for never used subway stations in Antwerp.
Testing on location, Laurenskerk
During a beautiful summer night Sjoerd tested new uplights for the Laurenskerk in Rotterdam. The old ones have been destroyed or removed
or …. . Time for new ones.
Working on the exhibition lighting of the palace
After 3,5 years of renovation, Paleis het Loo can start redecorating the Corps de Logis. We are working on the exhibitions lighting design.
Glass ceilings Paleis het Loo
The glass ceilings on top of the bassecour in Paleis het Loo have been placed. These panels are important for the daylight feeling (and for the lighting design) in the extension of the museum.
Nominated with two projects
Two projects Beersnielsen worked on have been nominated for a Dutch Daylight Award; the Park Paviljoen and Stationsrenovatie Metro Oostlijn. We keep our fingers crossed!
MEWP certification for the whole team
Yesterday at a beautiful sunny day, the whole Beersnielsen team has been practicing with aerial platforms and got certificated for using MEWPS at worksites and in museums.
Stadhuis Rotterdam almost finished
Working on such a beautiful spring evening at one of the most iconic buildings in Rotterdam: Stadhuis Rotterdam illuminated by Beersnielsen, just as the Coolsingel (also almost finished).
Illuminating a braid
The sculptures route at the Westersingel in Rotterdam houses a new artpiece. The braid of Kalliopi Lemos. On behalf of Stichting Droom en Daad Beersnielsen illuminated this tall statue.
Testing on site
Another test on the Marineterrein in Amsterdam. Playing with light to create a saver area, with a clear routing and a recognizable identity. Some of our previous ideas will be realized soon.
Casino Middelkerke, Belgium
Consortium Nautilus won the competition for the new casino in Middelkerke. Beersnielsen is part of the team consisting of Ciril, ZJA, DELVA, OZ, Bureau Bouwtechniek, Furnibo and Democo.
A jummy lighting design
Sometimes a lighting design illuminates the sweetest things, such as the patisserie of the Bijenkorf Amsterdam. This design is part of the big refurbishment of the Bijenkorf.
Sneak peek Wereldmuseum
Beersnielsen has been part of the renovation of the Wereldmuseum. One hall of the exhibition ‘Kruispunt Rotterdam’ just opened. In September you can visit the whole museum.
Theater Zuidplein has moved
In May Theater Zuidplein moved to it’s new building. We can see new theater shows, or drink a coffee or eat something in the restaurant from September 15th. We can’t wait!
The refurbishment of the Fenix Landverhuizersmuseum in Rotterdam has started. Working hard on the lighting design for this new landmark.
Nomination Dutch Creativity Award
The crying statue of the Dutch Aidsfonds has been nominated for the Dutch Creativity Awards 2020. Beersnielsen highlighted the every-40-second-tear.
Pavilion stands out because of lighting
Architecture and Design magazine Metropolis has chosen Park Pavilion Hoge Veluwe as one of the ‘9 Interiors From Around the World That Stands Out Because of Lighting’.
Testing on location, het Marineterrein, a former military area in Amsterdam. Playing with light to create a saver area, with a clear routing and a recognizable identity.
Beersnielsen congratulates Happel Cornelisse Verhoeven Architecten BV with their beautiful book ‘Museum De Lakenhal A Portrait’ about the renovation of the museum.
Opening De Vereeniging 30 November
Last Saturday was the grand opening of the totally renovated concert hall De Vereeniging in Nijmegen. Beersnielsen was responsible for the lighting design of the interior and exterior.
Sneak Peek Office Building Krinkels
A quick sneak peek of the new Krinkels head office in Breda. We have been fine tuning the light … more photos of this special office building will follow.
The King opens De Lakenhal
After a long period of renovation and expansion, the King opened Museum de Lakenhal last June. Beersnielsen has been responsible for the lighting design.
The Nachtwacht has been placed in a glass box for research and restoration activities. Beersnielsen has been involved in this process for advise and lighting out this giant painting.
Metro Oostlijn winner Gulden Feniks
Beersnielsen is happy with the Gulden Feniks in the category ‘Complex of buildings’ for our project Metro Oostlijn. We congratulate all team members with this achievement!
King opens Park Pavilion
After a long designing and building process the King was the first to walk into the new Park Paviljoen De Hoge Veluwe. The lighting design and the chandeliers are Beersnielsen’s.
Opening Zwart Janstraat
Last Friday, June 7th 2019, councilor of the city of Rotterdam, Barbara Kathmann, lightened the new lighting icons in the Noordmolen- and Zwart Janstraat in Rotterdam.
Coming weekend Bijenkorf Amsterdam re-opens the first floor after a big renovation. Beersnielsen is responsible for the lighting design of this men’s fashion floor.
LIT AWARD WINNER – Big Green Egg
Beersnielsen won the LIT AWARD / Workplace Lighting with project the Big Green Egg.
Check out this project at the LIT Award site: Workplace Lighting Winner
Facade Bijenkorf Rotterdam restored
The original lighting in the windows of the Bijenkorf Rotterdam, designed by Beersnielsen, has been restored in the way architect Marcel Breuer had intended it.
40 under 40
Beersnielsen congratulates our lighting designer Mieke van der Velden with her 40 under 40 nomination 2019 by Lighting Magazine.
Last week Rotterdam was Luci’s City Under Microscope. Of course Sjoerd and Juliette joined this interesting and inspiring convention in their hometown.
Interview by Light Collective
Light Collective interviewed Juliette for their project ‘ Women in Lighting’, about gender inclusivity and how this is beneficial to the profession as a whole.
Lecture and tour Chinese students
In December we gave a lecture to Chinese design students from the university of Shanghai and we visited some of our projects, such as The Rijksmuseum and the Bijenkorf.
Collectiegebouw Boijmans Beuningen
At this moment, the foundation of the Collection Building of Museum Boijmans Beuningen has been completed. read more
PLDC Young Speakers Competition
Our lighting designer Dieuwertje Vogt is a semi finalist for the PLDC young speakers competition. Check her pitch for her presentation about lighting design for visually impaired people.
The making of the Zwart Janstraat
The making of the icons for the lighting plan for the Zwart Jan and Noordmolenstraat in Rotterdam. More info about this urban project at Beersnielsen / portfolio.
Bijenkorf Cafe Rotterdam
In the ongoing refurbishment of the Bijenkorf Rotterdam we finished lighting out the cafe at the ground floor.
Last september Beersnielsen’s Juliette and Mieke were workshop heads at Lights in Alingsas. A week of hard work with their team started with a presentation. Portfolio / facebook
LED Forum, Sao Paulo
Beersnielsen’s Mieke van der Velden has been asked to give a lecture at the 9th Led Forum in Sao Paulo. The topic she chose was ‘Light and materials, creating moments of wonder’.
Lighting the Bolder
Testing the lighting of the Bolder in Den Helder. This huge art object with text in relief forms a nice lighting challenge. Our plan is ready, now we have to wait for implementation.
LED Light for Zadkine
A LED fixture from 100 metre above now puts a light on ‘De Verwoeste Stad’ from Zadkine.
We are happy with our new team of lighting designers and we’d like to congratulate Iris and Dieuwertje with the completion of their degree as lighting designer and Wim as industrial designer.
Opening Focus Filmtheater Arnhem
Friday 15th 2018,Focus Filmtheater in Arnhem opened it’s doors with a big big party. The lighting design of the public is made by Beersnielsen.
Testing lighting design Schielandshuis
The famous Schielandshuis in the center of Rotterdam is hidden between huge office buildings and hardly can be found.
Lights in Alingsås
In March Juliette Nielsen and Mieke van der Velden were in Alingsås to prepare the workshop they wil give in september during Lights in Alingsås.
De Vereeniging, new phase
We started working on a new phase of the interior and the exterior of De Vereeniging in Nijmegen.
Inspiration in L+D Magazine
The work of Dutch designer en lighting designer Louis Kalff from the early 20th century is a source of inspiration for Beersnielsen’s Sjoerd van Beers. He bought some woodcuts made by Louis Kalff and posted them on Facebook. L+D Magazine from Brasil noticed his post and asked Sjoerd to write about it in L+D Magazine.
You can read the article at: http://bit.ly/2HU6sDg
Working in a new museum
Last week, Beersnielsen worked on the ‘Gonzalez, Picasso and friends‘ exhibition in the Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag. read more
Steamship The Bonaire, Den Helder
The renovated steam-and-sail ship The Bonaire is situated in the dry-dock at the old navy yard Willemsoord in Den Helder. Beersnielsen illuminated this proud, beautiful vessel.
The Zwartjanstraat en the Noordmolenstraat are famous shopping streets in the north of Rotterdam. read more
Review Maelwael in Rijksmuseum
Light is quite often a very important factor in creating an art exhibition. read more
Experimenting in our own backyard
A few weeks ago, on a beautiful summer evening we ‘played’ with light in a few underpasses at our own Hofbogen. Together with Paula Arntzen from Studio Arntzen we have been assigned to give a boost to the Hofbogen. At the moment we are experimenting with colors and patterns … to be continued ….
Oostplein verlicht, Oostplein
Uplifting a boring, dark and unpleasant square with light is – in our opinion – a fantastic challenge! read more
Museum Lighting Symposium
Next to assignments at an urban scale, or interior assignments, museum lighting is an important part of our portfolio. read more
Rijksmuseum is back at Schiphol Airport. This branch of the Rijksmuseum is now situated in a glass box at the completely renovated Holland Boulevard. read more
We already wrote about the Jan Schoonhoven exhibition in Museum Prinsenhof in Delft, this exhibition/project now has been followed by an exhibition at Exceed 2017!. read more
Exactly one year ago we were testing several lighting options on the exterior and in the garden of Villa Vijversburg, situated close to Leeuwarden. read more
Facade Bijenkorf Utrecht
In the process of facelifting the Bijenkorf’s shops in Amsterdam, Utrecht en Rotterdam, the facade of Bijenkorf Utrecht has been transformed. read more
Luminous about Segers Rijksmuseum
Hercules Segers in the Rijksmuseum was a very special project to work on. His precious small drawings sometimes allowed only 40 lux. read more
Maritime Icon in Den Helder
Last week during Sail Den Helder a small version of the 6 meter high double bolder has been hand over to the major of Den Helder. read more
Maintenance Zadkine spot
Lighting the famous statue of Zadkine ‘verwoeste stad’ at Plein 1940 in Rotterdam is a specialized task. read more
Designing the Surface Het Nieuwe Instituut
January 27th the exhibition ‘Designing the Surface’ opened in Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam. read more
Movie Golden Light, Philips Lighting HQ
In addition to the photographs of the Golden Light project in the atrium of Philips Lighting HQ we also made a movie to show the effect of the golden light.