Gijs Bakker

Gijs Bakker (Amersfoort, 1942) is trained as a jewelry and industrial-designer at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and the Konstfack Skolen in Stockholm, Sweden. His designs cover jewelry, home accessories and household appliances, furniture, interiors, public spaces and exhibitions. 

Bakker has taught at different schools, amongst which the ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in Arnhem, Delft University of Technology and the Design Academy Eindhoven were he worked since 1987 until 2012, since 2000 as head of the Masters Program.

He is co-founder  of `Droog Design'  in 1993 and of `Chi ha paura...?' in 1995. 

Jewellery and design in collections include: Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Stedelijk Museum 's  Hertogenbosch; Powerhouse Museum, Sydney; Denver Museum of Art, Colorado; Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York; Victoria and Albert  Museum, London.  Awards : 2012, The Best International Jewellery Designer, Andrea Palladio International Jewellery Awards; 2011, Lifetime Achievement Award, Sanoma Living Awards; 2007, Benno Premsela Award (for his work with Droog); 1996, RA Award '96, Amsterdam; 1995, Prins Bernhard Fonds Award for Applied Art and Architecture; 1988,  Françoise van den Bosch Award.

http://www.gijsbakker.com

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chp06 Shot
The interior form of this computer-designed bracelet was created using two imaginary ‘tunnels’ of di..
€215.00
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chp04 Everybody's Friend
A range of six different sized rings brings many possibilities: choose the right ring for one or mor..
€625.00
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chp08 Circle in Circle
The first version of this bracelet, in clear perspex, dates back to 1967. The design is based on a c..
€375.00
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chp15a Little finger
A new kind of ornament for a finger that is usually overlooked, the design is a variation made in pr..
€395.00
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chp15b Little finger
A new kind of ornament for a finger that is usually overlooked, the design is a variation made in pr..
€5,225.00
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chp38 Peace
A streetwise ring with two fingers making the peace sign, placed like an ornament right on the finge..
€595.00
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chp43 Porsche
Stretched and distorted coordinates of a Porsche create a bracelet using rapid prototyping and stere..
€1,950.00
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chp50 You can't have it all
Three traditional types of rings are matched to fit all sizes, so no one will have to worry about ma..
€350.00
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chp61a Plastic Soup
Non-degradable plastics are poisoning our oceans, wildlife and our own health. Straws are among the ..
€1,225.00
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chp61b Plastic Soup
Non-degradable plastics are poisoning our oceans, wildlife and our own health. Straws are among the ..
€1,650.00
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chp73 Porsche
New iteration of the original Porsche bracelet, now fully 3D printed with a beautiful black chrome f..
€925.00
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