Published on 2020-11-21

Hi, let us reintroduce ourselves, we’re MODYN.

We’re MODYN, a mobility design agency creating product experiences that move people and businesses forward.

You may have known us as the mobility design pioneers, Vanderveer Designers, but we’re excited to be moving into the future with a new identity.

Building upon our innovative legacy, MODYN is a new force in mobility product design bringing unmatched experience, insight and forward-thinking solutions to the market. With our new name comes big ambitions to work more globally and design new, exciting futures in the mobility sector.


Mobility  — Dynamic

A play on mobility and dynamic, our new name directly refers to our legacy and fervent curiosity for mobility design. Embedded directly in our name is our mission is to design product experiences that move people and businesses forward.



The ability to move or be moved freely and easily.


A force that stimulates change or progress.



When our founder Peter van der Veer started this company in 1984, he was a pioneer of mobility design. Today, partners Gert-Jan van Breugel, Rik de Reuver and Wim van Dijk are designing a future that honors this legacy by leading the industry with forward-thinking designs and technology.

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We not only want a fresh start, but to optimize the company for the future. We see so much change in the world, especially when it comes to the way we move and interact. As MODYN, we want to be at the forefront of these changes, leveraging our deep industry insight and creative team to help design these new futures.”
Gert-Jan van Breugel, Managing Director

We’re taking cutting-edge yet trusted Dutch design global. Over the years we have worked closely with clients in Europe and nurtured lasting relationships in China. Now, with a design process that can be done entirely remotely, we’re seeking exciting new projects and partnerships from clients who once may have felt that we were out of reach.

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With this new name also came our new website, and I think this rebranding is actually going to be really eye-opening for a lot of people. We’re opening up and showing our process and the way we think in a way that only our clients really knew before. This time we’re not just letting our legacy speak for ourselves — as MODYN, we’re ready to show the world what we can do.”
Rik de Reuver, Head of Product Design

At MODYN, our mission is to design products that allow people to move more freely, easily and sustainably We’re doing this by working in the space between human foresight, future responsibility and business by design — designing products people love with innovation and sustainability.


We’re excited to totally focus our business on the mobility sector because that’s what we’re most passionate about. The products we design are some of the things people interact with most. So to have the opportunity to shape those products in a way that can better impact their lives, the environment and businesses means a lot to us.”
Wim van Dijk, Head of CMF Design
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