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.
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
Collectiegebouw Boijmans Beuningen
At this moment, the foundation of the Collection Building of Museum Boijmans Beuningen has been completed. 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.