Menno Cruijsen is Design director at Lava based in Amsterdam. He graduated in graphic design at the Utrecht School of the Arts in 2002. Menno is a strong analytical thinker who turns complex information and behaviour into a clear visual language with the emphasis on typography.
Cruijsen has worked for both commercial and cultural clients, like the Museum of Worldcultures, Museumvereniging, SKOR, ArtEZ, Spoorbeeld, Museum Arnhem, THNK, Fonds Podiumkunsten and many more. His work has been published in various International Design Publications. Besides his work for Lava, he is a design curator for Lava Lab which is a traveling learning lab mixing strategy, design and technology. He has given inspirational hands-on workshops in Los Angeles, Moscow, Beijing and Amsterdam.