Jury including Gijs Bakker awards prestigious LOEWE Foundation Craft Prize

Monday April 10th 2017

On April 10th, the winner of the prestigious LOEWE Foundation Craft Prize was announced by the jury including Rolf Fehlbaum, the former chief executive of the Swiss furniture company Vitra, designers Gijs Bakker, Naoto Fukasawa and Patricia Urquiola, W’s editor-in-chief Stefano Tonchi, and cre... Read More

Dutch Designer Created Jewelry With Something To Say | New York Times article about 'Black to White'

Friday March 24th 2017

'Why make a necklace with the faces of famous people, organized by skin tone from lightest to darkest or, depending on how you look at it, darkest to lightest?' asks Nina Siegal in the New York Times. Read the full article here.  Read More

Residency and Lecture in Nanjing, China

Friday March 17th 2017

From March 13th until 18th, Gijs Bakker visited Nanjing (China) to take part in the Revival of Chinese Traditional Handicrafts - Masters Designers in Residence Program 2017. The program is conceived as a resaerch, inheritance and innovation of handicrafts inscribed as intangible cultural heritage, e... Read More

Created Equal | DisegnoDaily review by Glenn Adamson of 'Black to White'

Monday February 20th 2017

'What is Bakker up to here?', asks Glenn Adamson in DisegnoDaily. Read his full article about the current solo exhibition Black to White by Gijs Bakker at Borzo Gallery here. If you're not able to stop by Amsterdam before February 25th, you're in luck! The exhibition will travel to Brussels an... Read More

Solo exhibition 'Black to White' at Borzo & Caroline Van Hoek

On the occasion of his 75th birthday, Borzo Gallery and Caroline Van Hoek present Black to White: a solo exhibition by Gijs Bakker that will showcase his latest jewelry designs.  The exhibition will take place at both galleries, with a debut at Borzo Gallery in Amsterdam on Febr... Read More

Call for intern

 Gijs Bakker Design offers an intern position. If: - you are in your third year of study or beyond. - you have an independent and responsible work attitude. - you are interested in learning about every aspect of a design practice. - you are looking for a new experience, not as a designer in a... Read More

Keynote Address by Gijs Bakker at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Saturday October 1st 2016

On Saturday, October 1st, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art hosts the Symposium: Beyond Bling: Jewelry Matters. The symposium celebrates the opening of Beyond Bling: Jewelry from the Lois Boardman Collection and features a panel discussion and several speakers exploring contemporary jewelry throu... Read More
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