In the decades since her 1955 debut, Miffy has become a pop culture icon. Dutch artist and author Dick Bruna created the character after telling his young son stories about a bunny they had seen in dunes while on vacation. Miffy’s Dutch name, Nijntje, is a shortening of konijntje, "little rabbit.”
Icons of Design
The buying team for MoMA Design Store embraces the same spirit of modernism upon which the Museum's architecture and design department—first of its kind anywhere in the world—was founded. Our selection starts with designers and manufacturers that were integral to the establishment of modern design, and whose iconic designs remain relevant today.
Meet Miffy, the Dutch storybook character turned pop culture icon created by Dick Bruna. The friendly little bunny made her debut in 1955 and has more than 30 books dedicated to her adventures, her very own feature-length film, and a devoted group of fans from all over the world. This safe and sweet light is made of heat-resistant polyethylene and has a dimmable LED light. A wonderful nightlight for a nursery or a fun decorative lamp for older fans.