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

Exhibition Toen Emmy, nu Gijs at Design Museum Den Bosch

'Toen Emmy, nu Gijs' at Design Museum Den Bosch In 2010, the Design Museum Den Bosch acquired an important part of the inheritance of designer Emmy van Leersum. On the occasion of 10 years of acquisitions by the Vereniging Rembrandt, the Design Museum now presents designs by Emm... Read More

Exhibition Device People at Hôtel Droog

Thursday September 27th 2018

chp…?  jewelry presents Device People, curated by Gijs Bakker, at Hôtel Droog with works by:Bart Hess, Conversation Piece by Nicolas Cheng & Beatrice Brovia, Jing He, mischer'traxler studio and Patricia Domingues Opening by Timo de Rijk, director Desig... Read More

Exhibition Then...Now at Hôtel Droog

Monday May 28th 2018

To mark the quarter-century anniversary Droog presents a new exhibition Then … Now in the lobby of Hôtel Droog. In 1993 Droog debuted with a modest show of offbeat items by Dutch designers. Here young Dutch designers chose to use discarded materials and embraced impe... Read More

Keynote Address and Exhibition in Nanjing

Saturday May 26th 2018

On May 26th, Gijs Bakker delivered a keynote speech in Nanjing (China) as part Forum on the Dynamic Inheritance of the Intangible Cultural Heritage organised by the World Historical & Cultural Cities Expo in Nanjing (China). By bringing together innovation resources, encouraging social participa... Read More

Royal Distinction: Gijs Bakker appointed Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw

  The founders of Droog Design, Gijs Bakker and Renny Ramakers have been appointed Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw and Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau. They received the royal distinctions on April 26th, 2018 from the acting mayor of Amsterdam Josias van Aartsen in the Nieuwe... Read More
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