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Monday March 9th 2020

In 1996, Gijs Bakker received the prestigious Prince Bernard Prize including a cash prize of 100,000 Guilders. Thanks to the award he was able to co-create the jewelry brand Chi ha paura…?. The label was the embodiment of a long-cherished idea to bring jewelry to the market as an industr... Read More

Exhibitions In Shanghai & Qingdao, China

Monday September 16th 2019

From September 1 until 22 September 2019, the New Center of Contemporary Jewellery and Fashion Culture (NoCC) in Shanghai (Part of the College of Design and Innovation Tongji University) presents the exhibition Shining on the Stage - Dutch Spirit. The exhibition futures works by leading contemporar... Read More

MASieraad foundation

Wednesday October 3rd 2018

MASieraad foundation MASieraad is an initiative of 3 jewellery designers: Gijs Bakker, Ted Noten and Ruudt Peters, art historian Liesbeth den Besten, Liesbeth in 't Hout who has a broad experience in (design) education and Leo Versteijlen, who works in urban development.   Since October 2018... Read More

Salone del Mobile. Milano, 9 – 14 April 2019, Karakter Presents Sixty years of creativity

Thursday March 28th 2019

During Salone del Mobile 2019, Karakter presents sixty years of creativity – narrated by Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni including works by Gijs Bakker.      Read More

Keynote Lecture at The Design Museum, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

Thursday March 28th 2019

On Sunday, 17 March 2019, Gijs Bakker delivered the keynote address as part of the Schmuck week at The Design Museum, Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich.  Read More

Keynote Address at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto - Friday, 9 November 2018

Tuesday October 30th 2018

On Friday, 9 November 2018, Gijs Bakker will deliver the keynote address as part of the Making and Thinking symposium held at the Harbourfront Centre, Toronto. Making and Thinking, Collaboration 2.0 is a two-day symposium (November 9-10) investigating the collaborative relationships between design,... Read More

Keynote Address at Design Forum Gdańsk - 24 October 2018

Thursday October 18th 2018

On Wednesday, 24 October 2018, Gijs Bakker will deliver the Keynote Address at the 2nd Design Forum Gdańsk, held at the Gdańsk Academy of Fine Arts and Design.  This year's Design Forum will be devoted to creative 3D printing techniques and the possibilities of digital design. Residents o... Read More
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