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, 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! 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

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
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