From , Dick Bruna’s studio was in the Jeruzalemstraat. After he stopped working in , the studio was relocated to the Centraal Museum in Utrecht, where a full replica was built. However, there is still a lovely Miffy mosaic at the entrance of what was once his studio. Feb 12, · Dick Bruna, in full Hendrikus Magdalenus Bruna, (born August 23, , Utrecht, Netherlands—died February 16, , Utrecht), Dutch illustrator and writer who was best known as the creator of the beloved children’s character Nijntje (Miffy in English), a sparingly drawn white bunny that featured in 32 books.
Dick Bruna created more than 30 picture books with Miffy in the leading role. She also plays a supporting role in “grunty pig and miffy’s ears”. The first book, “miffy”, was published in , while the last Miffy book created by Dick Bruna, “a present for grandpa bunny”, was published in You’ll find all the Miffy books here. Miffy's creator Dick Bruna was born in Utrecht on 23 August He not only wrote and illustrated no fewer than picture books, but also designed many posters and book covers for the Black Bear pocket editions. During a career spanning 60 years, Dick Bruna gained international acclaim. He retired in