Hi, I am Maurits de Bruijn, a web + graphic designer, developer and creative coder - php/mysql/js/css/html5 - based in Rotterdam. I like to work in the cultural field and participate on an editorial level. Below is a selection of my work.


Brutus is a multidisciplinary playground for the arts and the largest contemporary art exhibition and performance space in the Netherlands. Together with deronners.nl (graphic design)


Network of art practices in Rotterdam. Started during lockdown as an alternative for gallery openings.
Together with Bart Driessen and Peter Schoonenberg (pms72)

Studium generale ArtEZ

Great collection of Art / Feminist / POC / Sex / Revolting / Citizenship / speakers and theory.

Philadelphia assembled

Philadelphia Assembled is an expansive project that tells a story of radical community building and active resistance through the personal and collective narratives that make up Philadelphia’s changing urban fabric.

together with Jeanne van Heeswijk and Janneke Absil

Philadelphia Assembled City Panorama

Maps are everywhere around us, ever present to help us navigate both public and personal geographies, or orient ourselves in communal and universal landscapes. But all maps come with an agenda—as much as maps can reveal about a place or idea, maps also have the power to hide or distort truths.

together with Jeanne van Heeswijk and Janneke Absil


Body of Art is a framework consisting of ten art pieces. Ten themes, from the book Body of Art*, each offer a context and guideline from which research is done into the human body.

Vincent Mentzel

Vincent Mentzel is a Dutch photographer, and staff photographer for the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad since 1973. He is known for his photorealism.

Bik Van der Pol

Since 1995, Liesbeth Bik and Jos van der Pol have executed dozens of projects in the Netherlands and abroad. They explore the shift in the artistic production of separate objects towards that of the shared experience. They embrace a variety of practices, such as workshops, film programmes, picnics and other situations in which the visitor becomes participant in an artistic manifestation.


How can an artist be an instrument for the collective reimagining of daily environments, given the complexity of our societies? This is the question that artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, of the Netherlands, considers when deciding how to employ her work to improve communities.

together with Jeanne van Heeswijk


Visual artist Jeanne van Heeswijk and architect Dennis Kaspori developed, with Freehouse a project that is based on cultural production as means for economical growth, a plan for an innovative programmatic design of the market.

together with Jeanne van Heeswijk

Public Faculty

Learning from a place through a process of knowledge exchange and cohabitation forms the basis of Public Faculty. PF uses strategies to re-think, re-define, and re-enter Public Space through collective cultural action. #deeplistening #collectivelearning

together with Jeanne van Heeswijk and Janneke Absil

Gertjan Kocken

Gert Jan Kocken (1971, Ravenstein) places history and memory in relation to the image


Mapping of local commerces in the Afrikaanderwijk.

together with Jeanne van Heeswijk

Art Map South Africa

Art Map South Africa is aimed at providing artists, curators, writers and researchers from other countries with a first point of entry into the existing infrastructure for contemporary visual arts in South Africa, as a basis for networking, creative collaboration and research.

Marcel Theodore Anthony Bosch

Ever growing collection of photography of my great friend Marcel Bosch

Face your world

Face Your World encourages youngsters to develop a critical opinion about their own home environment. Face Your World stimulates youngsters to influence and to participate in the process of city renewal, and to show that their opinion is relevant.

together with Jeanne van Heeswijk


Platform / thinktank for Board of Government Advisors together with richdust.nl (Sjoerd Koopmans)


Ukraine - the Netherlands Urban Network is a growing community of Ukrainians in the Netherlands, Dutch architectural and spatial planning organisations and other spatial professionals who joined forces to exchange knowledge in the context of the reconstruction of Ukraine.


Panorama Lokaal is a design competition for creative teams who are interested in tackling this theme, on behalf of local coalitions of municipalities, housing associations and other relevant parties.

Doepel Strijkers architects

"The beauty of our profession is the ability to respond to the specifics of a place and culture. To dive deep into local conditions and challenges and find tailor-made design solutions."

Ooze architects

OOZE is an international design practice operating between the fields of art, architecture and urbanism.

Prijsvraag - A home away from home

Competition to find innovative and flexible housing solutions for refugees with social added value.

together with Atelier Rijksbouwmeester

Prijsvraag Who Cares

Competition to find new alliances and forms of housing for elderly care in the near future.

together with Atelier Rijksbouwmeester

Prijsvraag brood en spelen

The Brood en Spelen (bread and games) competition appeals to farmers and enterprising landowners to develop innovative perspectives for the countryside together with designers and others with innovative ideas.

together with Atelier Rijksbouwmeester

Next social affairs

In this project, the building for
 the ministry of Social Affairs in The Hague is used as a model to demonstrate the intricate relation between idealism and its outcome.

together with Eline Strijkers and Carolien ligtenberg

Claessens Erdmann

Claessens Erdmann is a strategic spatial design agency. Combining people, space and design.

(cultural) funding
Fonds Podiumkunsten

The Performing Arts Fund NL is the most important culture fund for music, music theatre, dance and theatre in the Netherlands and provides support on behalf of the government to every form of the professional performing arts.

together with Maja Brouwer

Fondspodiumkunsten (mobile)

The Performing Arts Fund NL is the most important culture fund for music, music theatre, dance and theatre in the Netherlands and provides support on behalf of the government to every form of the professional performing arts.

together with Maja Brouwer

International activities Mondriaan fund

The Mondriaan Fund is a publicly financed fund for visual arts and cultural heritage, supporting innovative projects and activities by visual artists, intermediaries (curators and critics), museums and other heritage organizations, art institutions, archives, galleries and commissioning parties.

together with 75B


The KunstKoop of the Mondriaan Fund offers Dutch individuals the possibility to pay for the purchase of an artwork in monthly installments, without any interest. The aim of this service is to encourage private individuals to buy art and in this way to stimulate the Dutch art market in general.

together with 75B

La Pizza Rotterdam

Well, I like them :)

together with Mary Pelders

Depot Rotterdam

And them too...

together with Mary Pelders

Rudolf Steiner college Rotterdam

My son complained about the website of his school, so ... whatever, he is still complaining.

together with Circe Penning de Vries and Studio Beige

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