gijs bakker at 'delux strikes a pose' exhibition
gijs bakker at 'delux strikes a pose' exhibition gijs bakker at 'delux strikes a pose' exhibition
sep 25, 2009

gijs bakker at 'delux strikes a pose' exhibition

shoulder piece, 1967 image © designboom

‘delux strikes a pose’ reveals the seductive interaction between jewellery and the body. the jewel itself is taken out of the showcase and shown on the body.

dutch industrial designer gijs bakker is lesser known for his jewellery design. together with his late wife emmy van leersum (1930 -1984) he created a range of jewelery adopting industrial materials, made exaggerated collars and emphasized joins in pieces.

for the first time in 25 years the work of the creative couple was displayed in the ‘delux strikes a pose’ exhibition held at oude kerk (a real church) in amsterdam. the show was one of the events of dutch design double.

shoulder piece, 1967 image © designboom

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stovepipe necklace, 1967 image © designboom

stovepipe necklace, 1967 image © designboom

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geometric bracelet collection image © designboom

collier, 1969 image © designboom

puntlas bracelet, 1966 image © designboom

oorshelp bracelet, 1967 image © designboom

jaguar 3E 1975 brooch of the ‘I don’t wear jewels, I drive them’ collection, 2001 image © designboom

ferrari dino 206 SP 1966, 2001 image © designboom

marcos GT, 2001 image © designboom

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donatello, of the ‘holysports’ brooch collection, 1998 (numbered edition of 5 image © designboom

praha der star, 1998 image © designboom

münster da vinci, 1998 image © designboom

butterflies, broche, 2008 image © designboom

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gijs bakker portrait © designboom

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