DROOG 30 years

On March 30, the Dutch newspaper NRC published an article and interview about the 30th anniversary of Droog Design, speaking to the founders Renny Ramakers & Gijs Bakkers, designers and participants. This article accompanies the exhibition 'Droog30. Design of Non-Design?' at the Nieuwe Instituut... Read More

1:? - De modellen van Gijs Bakker in Design Museum Den Bosch

Saturday October 15th 2022

Van 15 oktober 2022 tot en met 26 februari 2023 is in het Design Museum Den Bosch de tentoonstelling '1:? - De modellen van Gijs Bakker', met prototypes en modellen van Gijs Bakker te zien. Het Design Museum verwierf met steun van Vereniging Rembrandt een belangrijke selectie prototypes en mode... Read More

Domus Interview about GB Lounge Chair

Wednesday July 20th 2022

Interview with Alba Cappellieri for Domus about the GB Lounge Chair for Karakter/ Cassina       "Gijs Bakker has just turned 80, but you would never say it. His blue, kind and always smiling eyes move swiftly among the objects and people in the Cassina showroom, where we meet, and t... Read More

Donation to Design Museum Den Bosch

Tuesday March 8th 2022

On March 8th Gijs Bakker and Timo de Rijk (director) signed the agreement for the donation to the Design Museum Den Bosch. Several prototypes from Gijs Bakker's collection will be added to the collection of the museum. These prototypes are Furniture, Tabletop, Street Furniture, and other o... Read More

Archive Gijs+Emmy in RKD

Friday March 8th 2019

The archive on paper from Gijs+Emmy is included in the RKD (institute for art history) collection.image: Eva Besnyö Read More

Phillips: Contemporary Dutch Design: In Conversation with Gijs Bakker

Monday August 3rd 2020

With a strong offering of contemporary Dutch design this season, phillips.com engaged design expert Rob Driessen to interview the renowned designer and teacher Gijs Bakker about the origins of the movement. Read the interview in the link below!https://www.phillips.com/article/60762855/contemporary-d... Read More

chp...? has ended

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
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