In 2012 he created a series of self-made clouds, of which 'Nimbus II, 2012', first performed in the Lady Chapel of Hoorn, was included in London's Saatchi Gallery. Time Magazine called this technique one of the fifty best inventions of 2012. He is represented by Ronchini Gallery, London.
- Image of one of the sculptures
- "Unflattened" accompanied by images of the rainbow, '5uur' blog post.
- SELECTED WORKS BY BERNDNAUT SMILDE on saatchigallery.com.
- Best Inventions of the Year 2012 - Indoor Clouds on techland.time.com.
- Artist creates clouds indoors. Named one of TIME magazine‘s ‘Best Inventions of the Year 2012' Archived December 3, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
-  San Francisco Arts Commission