“Every material has its own beauty, but I’m mostly drawn to wood because of its variety of texture, smell, and color,” Bakker says. Maquettes made of 

balsa wood and plaster are displayed in 

his studio and are used as guides for skilled Dutch 

or European artisans who produce the finished 

pieces in silver, glass, ceramic, and copper.  Photo 1 of 9 in New Dutch Design: Aldo Bakker