Gijs Bakker, a legend of the Dutch design world, jeweler and co-founder of the venerated Droog Design, has created Joyride - a phallus pipe of platinum luster glaze and black porcelain, made in a limited edition of 5 along with a (democratically priced) standard black porcelain edition of 25. Both editions are stamped GB on the underside, the Platinum Luster Limited Edition is supplied with a certificate of authenticity.
Born in 1942, Bakker is a Dutch jewelry and industrial designer of jewelry, home accessories and household appliances, furniture, interiors, public spaces and exhibitions. He co-founded Droog Design in 1993, the Chi ha paura...? (‘Who is afraid of...?’) Foundation in 1996 and has been the creative director for Yii Taiwan since 2009.
Joyride was created specially for Ornamentum's "Up In Smoke; Contemporary Studio Artists from the Jewelry, Silversmithing and Design World Take On Marijuana" exhibition.
Black porcelain, limited edition of 5 with platinum luster glaze, brass screen
10 x 5.9 x 2.9 cm