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Gijs Bakker
* 1942, currently based: Amersfort, Netherlands
Affiliated institution: Droog Design

Archive of Digital Art (ADA). “Gijs Bakker – artist profile”. (retrieved 2014-21-05). @online{ADAartistprofile, author = {Archive of Digital Art (ADA)}, title = {Gijs Bakker artist profile}, url = {}, urldate = {retrieved 2014-21-05}
Gijs Bakker was trained as a jewellery and industrial-designer at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and the Konstfack Skolen in Stockholm, Sweden.
Bakker's designs cover jewellery, home accessories and household appliances, furniture, interiors, public spaces and exhibitions. He worked and works for numerous companies amongst wich: Polaroid, Artifort, HEMA, Royal VKB, and ENO Studio.
In current design projects Bakker investigates the relation between craft and design.

2011 Lifetime Achievement Award, Sanoma Living Awards
2009 creative director HAN Gallery, Taiwan
1993 - 2009 Co-founder and art director of Droog Design together with design critic and historian Renny Ramakers.

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