Rihanna wears Gijs Bakker 'Double Chin' necklace for ELLE Magazine cover story

  Music superstar Rihanna takes the cover of ELLE Magazine‘s October 2017 edition, captured by fashion photographer Solve Sundsbo and styled by Daniel Vandewal. The full story features a beautiful image of Rihanna wearing the Gijs Bakker designed 'Doubl... Read More

Gijs Bakker at Design/Miami Basel 2017

Thursday June 8th 2017

From 13 until 18 June, Caroline Van Hoek will again participate in Design Miami/ Basel. During the upcoming edition of the fair, Caroline Van Hoek will bring 17 key works by Gijs Bakker, including the Black to White necklace. Design Miami/ Basel 2017June 13 - 18B... Read More

MEDUSA - Bijoux et Tabou at Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville Paris

Friday May 19th 2017

From May 19 until 5 November 2017, The Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris hosts the exhibition MEDUSA - Bijoux et Tabous: an exhibition around jewelry that questions our relationship to jewelry both physically and conceptually. Neither sculpture nor fashion per se, jewelry lies... Read More

World Press Photo Award 2017

Thursday May 4th 2017

For the 28th consecutive year, Gijs Bakker designed the World Press Photo Award. The winning photograph was translated by computer into a pattern of holes drilled in the brass. Winner of the 2017 Photo of the Year Contest was Burhan Ozbilici's photo of the assassination of Russian ambassador Andrey... Read More

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
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