CULTURAL

miffy
miffy

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the reading room
the reading room

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historic room
historic room

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miffy
miffy

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DICK BRUNA HOUSE

Utrecht, the Netherlands

 

Designing a Museum for a Master  When it comes to the Dutch masters of graphic design and illustration, one name stands out: Dick Bruna. He is known worldwide as the creator of the iconic children’s character, Miffy. SZI's focus: to design a museum that honors the creativity and imagination of Bruna’s own work.

detail
detail

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galliano display
galliano display

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roy villevoye exhibit
roy villevoye exhibit

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CENTRAAL MUSEUM

Utrecht, the Netherlands

 

Creating a High-Fashion Exhibit  How does the Internet affect global fashion? That was the key question behind this exhibit, “Global Fashion/Local Tradition.” Using audio, video, and other media, SZI gave visitors a world tour of fashion, from African tribal dress to Vivienne Westwood and John Galliano.

floating eye in the pond
floating eye in the pond

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cocktail party bubble
cocktail party bubble

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detail

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floating eye in the pond
floating eye in the pond

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MUSEUM BOIJMANS VAN BEUNINGEN 

Utrecht, the Netherlands

 

Producing a Gala Event  This museum’s first gala had a clear goal: to fundraise. SZI totally embraced the museum's Surrealist theme, creating a giant eyeball to float in the fountain; a cocktail party in a frosted nylon bubble; and a dinner with servers offering bread from birdcages.