Paul Mijksenaar

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Paul Mijksenaar
Wayfinding signs at Schiphol, designed by Mijksenaar

Paul Mijksenaar (born 1944) is a designer of visual information and is founder and director of the international design bureau Mijksenaar, based in Amsterdam and New York. Mijksenaar is a specialist in creating visual information systems, such as wayfinding signage for railway stations and airports including New York's JFK and LaGuardia, New Jersey's Newark, and Amsterdam's Schiphol.[1] His work for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was echoed in the set design for Steven Spielberg's film The Terminal.[2]

Besides his practice he is also a professor in Visual Information Design at the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. He also writes a monthly article in the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad about everyday problems and solving them using information design.

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