Paul Mijksenaar Award

The ‘Paul Mijksenaar Design for Function Award’, a bi-annual prize introduced to honour useful designs has a separate website.

Paul Mijksenaar Design for Function Award 2018
The fourth Paul Mijksenaar Award was granted to the City of Amsterdam for its ‘Puccini Method’ (Puccini-methode) for the design and layout of public space.

Paul Mijksenaar Design for Function Award 2015
The prize was awarded to IKEA for its instruction manuals, and the many designers in the company who have worked on these manuals.

Paul Mijksenaar Design for Function Award 2013
Hugo Bollen
, a former Belgian mining engineer, developed an innovative signposted cycle network based on numbered junctions to make wayfinding easier for cyclists.

Paul Mijksenaar Design for Function Award 2011
A posthumous tribute to Edward Hines, whose genius led to white centerlines on streets and motorways.