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

chp...? jewelry presents Device People - Salone del Mobile 2018

From April 17th to April 22nd, chp...? jewelry presents Device People at ALCOVA, Via Popoli Uniti 11/13, 20121, Milano, in collaboration with the Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch/ Design Museum Den Bosch.  Devices have taken over our lives. According to research, the average smartphone u... Read More

'Challenging Jewellery' - New Temporary Programme At Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam

Thursday January 11th 2018

CHALLENGING JEWELLERY Challenging Jewellery is a unique, and experimental temporary Master Programme on jewellery at Sandberg Institute Amsterdam. This Master Programme is an initiative of MASieraad, four well known Dutch professionals on jewellery: Gijs Bakker, Ruudt Peters and Ted... Read More

Rihanna wears Gijs Bakker 'Double Chin' necklace for ELLE Magazine cover story

  Music superstar Rihanna takes the cover of ELLE Magazine‘s October 2017 edition, captured by fashion photographer Solve Sundsbo and styled by Daniel Vandewal. The full story features a beautiful image of Rihanna wearing the Gijs Bakker designed 'Doubl... Read More

Gijs Bakker at Design/Miami Basel 2017

Thursday June 8th 2017

From 13 until 18 June, Caroline Van Hoek will again participate in Design Miami/ Basel. During the upcoming edition of the fair, Caroline Van Hoek will bring 17 key works by Gijs Bakker, including the Black to White necklace. Design Miami/ Basel 2017June 13 - 18B... Read More

MEDUSA - Bijoux et Tabou at Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville Paris

Friday May 19th 2017

From May 19 until 5 November 2017, The Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris hosts the exhibition MEDUSA - Bijoux et Tabous: an exhibition around jewelry that questions our relationship to jewelry both physically and conceptually. Neither sculpture nor fashion per se, jewelry lies... Read More

World Press Photo Award 2017

Thursday May 4th 2017

For the 28th consecutive year, Gijs Bakker designed the World Press Photo Award. The winning photograph was translated by computer into a pattern of holes drilled in the brass. Winner of the 2017 Photo of the Year Contest was Burhan Ozbilici's photo of the assassination of Russian ambassador Andrey... Read More
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