With more than 25 years experience in the field of spatial design, I'am specialized over the years designing museums, exhibitions / expositions, interiors, furniture and World Expo pavilions.

NiO cooperates with national and international agencies and builders such as: Neon, Issos,

Perspekt Studios, Kubik, EPG, Pico and others.

In addition, NiO has a special collaboration with:

EPG  - Melle Pama.

Ontwerpbureau Michel van Tilborg.

Blinkvis (graphical design) - Suzan Out.


1991 - Graduate Master of Arts / Royal Art Academy of The Hague.

• Architectural Design.

Mark Niewenhuis

Spatial designer


2009 - at present

Freelancer and owner of NiO for 3d Communication.

Clients such as: Dutch Government, Government of Algeria, Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ACSC), DSM, Herman Miller, ABN AMRO bank, Global Blue, Museum for Communication (COMM), Feadship, Accenture, Emerson and many others.

• Concept design / creation.

• Project detailing.

• Working with Vectorworks and Cinema4d.

• Working with Adobe Creative.

  (Photoshop,  illustrator and Indesign)

• Project and account management.


2022 - Pavilion of Peru, World Expo 2020, Dubai

BIE World Expo Award. Gold Award, Exhibition design

(category B - medium size (Self-built) pavilion)

EXHIBITOR Magazine, WEA. winner People Choice Award

2022 - Pavilion of Algeria, World Expo 2020, Dubai

BIE World Expo Award. Silver Award, Exhibition design

(category C - small size (Self-built) pavilion)

2019 - COMM, Museum for Communication

Nominated for the National Meeting Award 2019.

(best Meeting and Event location of the Netherlands)

2015 - AutoRAI, concept and design

EUBEA Design Award 2015. Gold medal, category tradeshows.

(commissioned by Kubik BV, Amsterdam)

2012 - Netherlands Pavilion, World Expo - Yeosu

Exhibit Design Award winner: Elements and Details -

Audiovisual map.

2010 - Algeria Pavilion, World Expo - Shanghai

International Exhibition Bureau Award winner: Theme development.

2002 - Gasunie, World Gas Conference

Exhibit Design EDGE Award 2003, International designer.