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

chp...? jewelry on tour - workshops

Friday August 5th 2016

On Friday August 5th, during the opening week of the chp...? jewelry exhibition at the Museo Franz Mayer, Gijs Bakker held a workshop that was attended by both talented students and professionals in the contemporary jewelry field. For the first time ever, the complete overview of all chp…? j... Read More

chp...? jewelry on tour

chp…? jewelry celebrates its 20th birthday with an exhibition showing the complete collection at Museo Franz Mayer in Mexico City. Established in 1996 by co-founder Gijs Bakker as Chi ha paura….? (Who’s afraid of…?), the label aims to show that jewelry design evolves just... Read More
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