Galleria Franco Noero

10154, TORINO

Martino Gamper



Born in 1971, Merano, Italy

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom



Academy of Fine Arts (sculpture), Vienna, Austria

University of the Applied Arts (product design), Vienna, Austria

Masters in the Design Products Department at the RCA, London, United Kingdom



Designer in residence, Fondation Luma, Arles, France

Moroso Award for Contemporary Art, Udine, Italy Wallpaper* Award for Best Use of Colour

Wallpaper* Award for Best Alchemist
Brit Insurance Designs of the Year, Furniture Award, Design Museum, London, UK




‘Hookaloti’, Michael Lett, Auckland, New Zeland

‘Broken nature: design takes on human survival’, XXII Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy


‘U-Joints’, Plusdesign Gallery, Milan, Italy

‘Take Me (I’m yours)’, The French Academy at Villa Medici, Roma, Italy

AlpiNN restaurant, Museum for Mountain

‘Design After Darwin: Adapted to Adaptability’ Palazzo Morosini, Italy

‘Giles Round: The Director’, The Hepworth Wakefeild, United Kingdom

Photography, Ski Resort Kronplatz

Test Tube at Milan Design Week 2018, SEEDS, Milan, Italy


‘Tabula Rasa’, Museo del Risorgimento-Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy

‘Middle Chair’, Pollok House, Pollok Country Park, Glasgow, United Kingdom

‘5KV’- Kvalitář Gallery, Prague

‘Back to Back’, Etage Projects, Copenhagen

‘Middle Chair’, The Modern Institute at Pollock House, Glasgow

‘100 Chairs in 100 Days’, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

‘Screenshot: Martino Gamper and Brigitte Niedermair’, One Poultry, London (Project for Dedar), United Kingdom

‘Monobloc- A Chair for the World’, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany


‘This Is Today’, Part II, Chamber, New York, USA

‘Just What Is It’, Part I, Chamber, New York, USA

‘Below Stairs’, Sir John Soane’s Museum, London, United Kingdom

‘No Ordinary Love – Martino Gamper with Friends’, curated by Martino Gamper in collaboration with Actant Visuelle, SEE••DS, London United Kingdom

‘16a Quadriennale D’Arte’, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy

‘100 Chairs in 100 Days’, RMIT Design Hub, Melbourne, Australia

Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA


‘Transformers’, MAXXI, Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome, Italy

‘British Art Show 8’, Leeds Art Gallery, touring to Edinburgh, Norwich & Southhampton, United Kingdom

‘100 Chairs in 100 Days’, MIMOCA, Marugame, Japan

‘design is a state of mind’, Museion, Bolzano, Italy

‘Tres en Uno’, CentroCentro, Madrid, Spain

‘Le Regole del Gioco’, Studio Museum Achille Castiglioni, Milan, Italy

‘Milk Revolution’, American Academy in Rome, curated by CURA, Rome, Italy



‘Counter Views’, Chesa Da Pravenda, St Moritz, Switzerland ‘DG@M (Design @ Museum)’, Gewerbemuseum , Winterthur, Switzerland

‘Blue Jeans & Brown Clay’, Kate Macgarry, London, UK
Lévy Gorvy x Salon 94 Design, Miami, USA
‘Under/Over w/ Plant Paper’, Marta, Los Angeles, USA
‘Old Technology’, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA

‘Legacy’, Victoria & Albert Musuem, London, UK
‘Masters of Disguise’, Seeds, London, USA XXII Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy ‘SQUAT Los Angeles’, 830 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles
‘Legacy’, V&A Musuem, London, UK ‘Masters of Disguise’, SEE••DS, London, UK
‘Chairs Beyond Right and Wrong’, R & Company , New York, USA
‘Social Seating’, Fiskars Village Art & Design Biennale, Fiskari, Finland
‘New Glass Now’, Corning Museum of Glass, New York, USA
‘An Accelerated Culture’, Friedman Benda, New York, USA

London Design Festival commission, Coal Drops Yard, London, UK
‘Take me (I’m Yours)’, Accademia di Francia, Villa Medici, Rome, Italy
‘Joints’, Spazio Maiocchi, Milan, Italy
‘Designers select designers – Aram gallery 15th anniversary show’, Aram Gallery, London, UK
‘Open House’, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, USA
‘Giles Round: The Director’, Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, USA
‘Painting and Resting’, Galerie Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, Germany
‘Design After Darwin: Adapted to Adaptability’, Palazzo Morosini, Venice, Italy
‘U-Joints’, Plusdesign Gallery, Milan, Italy ‘Test Tube at Milan Design Week 2018’, SEE••DS, Milan, Italy
‘Giles Round: The Director’, The Hepworth Wakefeild, UK

‘Take me (I’m Yours)’, Pirelli Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy ‘Re-Connection. Gamper reinterpreta Sottsass’, Alpi Showroom, Milan, Italy ‘5KV’, Kvalitář Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic 2016 XVI Quadriennale di Roma, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy
‘Below Stairs’, Sir John Soane’s Museum, London, UK
‘No Ordinary Love – Martino Gamper with Friends’ (curated by Martino Gamper and Actant Visuelle ), SEE••DS, London UK
‘This Is Today’, Chamber, New York, USA ‘Just What Is It’, Chamber, New York, USA

British Art Show 8, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds, UK (touring to different venues in Edinburgh, UK; Norwich, UK; Southampton, UK) ‘Transformers’, MAXXI – Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome, Italy ‘Milk revolution’, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
‘Le Regole del Gioco’, Studio Museum Achille Castiglioni, Milan, Italy

‘House Party with Dzek’, Kate Macgarry, London, UK
‘On the Devolution of Culture’, 83 Page Street, London, UK
‘Edge of the Seat: The Artist’, Large Glass, London, UK ‘Period Room’, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

‘Monacopolis’, NMNM – Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Monaco ‘Jason Dodge/ Martino Gamper’, American Academy, Rome, Italy
‘ICA Off-Site: A Journey Through London Subculture: 1980s to Now’, Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Old Selfridges Hotel, London, UK

‘Metamorphosis: le collezioni Moroso fra design e arti visive’, Casa Cavazzini, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Udine, Udine, Italy ‘Synesthesia’, M+B, Los Angeles, USA ‘A drawing while waiting for an idea0, Large Glass, London, UK
‘Bauhaus Live’, Aram Gallery, London, UK ‘Scott Burton’, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, Italy ‘Glow Rod Tanning with ..’, Giò Marconi Gallery, Milan, Italy ‘Material’, Salon 94 Freemans, New York, USA ‘Bench Years’, Victoria & Albert Musuem, London ‘D’Apres Giorgio’, Casa Museo Giorgio de Chirico, Rome, Italy 2011 ‘The Feeling of Things’, FRAC Ile-de-France Le Plateau, Paris, France ‘Totem and Taboo’, Quartier21, Wien, Austria ‘Gesamtkunsthandwerk’, Hamish McKay Gallery, Wellington, New Zeland ‘Overlap’, An Exhibition About Art And Design, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark ‘Stealing the Senses’, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand ‘Happy Tech. Macchine dal volto umano’, Triennale Bovisa, Milan, Italy ‘Reason Design Emotion’, Beijing International Design Triennial, Beijing, China ‘KnowHow’, Campbell Works, London, UK ‘New Olds’, Design Museum, Holen, Switzerland ‘MetaDomestic’, Landesgalerie, Linz, Austria ‘Atomi’, Nilufar Gallery, Salone del Mobile, Milan, Italy ‘Glass Scene’, Villa Noailles, Hyres, France

Premio MOROSO per l’arte contemporanea, GC.AC – Galleria Comunale d’Arte Contemporanea di Monfalcone, Monfalcone, Italy
‘SI – Sindrome Italiana’, MAGASIN – Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
‘Rare Furniture and Design’, Art & Rapy, Contemporary Art Gallery, Monaco, France ‘21×21. 21 artisti per il 21° secolo’, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

‘Ciao Milano!’, Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, Germany 2nd Hasselt Triennial, Hasselt, Belgium
‘Feierabend: Francis Upritchard, Martino Gamper, Karl Fritsch’ Kate MacGarry, London, UK

‘Nowhere/Now/Here’ Laboral – Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijón, Spain ‘Undiszipliniert / Undisciplined’, WUK – Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Wien, Austria Manifesta 7 – Comitato Manifesta 7, Bolzano, Italy
‘The Flight of the Dodo’, Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland ‘Prototypes & Experiments’, The Aram Gallery, London, UK

‘Wouldn ́t be so nice…’, Centre d ́Art Contemporain Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland ‘Cose’, Galleria Prisma, Bolzano, Italy
‘Gio Ponti Translate by Martino Gamper’, Nilufar Gallery, Milano, Italy ‘Getting it Louder’, British Council touring exhibition, Guangzhou, China Salone del Mobile, Nilufar Gallery, Milano, Italy

‘No Entry’, Chain Gallery, London, UK ‘Miss-Fit’, Freiraum Museumsquartier, Wien, Austria
‘Seequence’,Chain Gallery, London, UK
‘Tigenes’, National Gallery, Oslo, Norway
‘Talents’, Ambiente Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Zoo Art Fair, M+R Gallery, London, UK ‘Book Corner at Frieze Lounge’, Frieze Art Fair, London, UK
‘Plans for Other Days’ Lungomare Gallery Bozen, Italy
‘Martino, Rainer, Maki & Kajsa say: Guten Apetitt’, Design Mai, Berlin, Germany
‘Britain Loves Fashion’, British Council touring exhibition, Chongqing, China

‘We Connect’, Studio Camuffo,Venezia, Italy ‘10 X 10’, 100% design, Earls Court, London, UK
‘A40’, Aram Gallery, London, UK 2003 ‘Inside-out’, Lungomare Gallery, Bolzano, Italy
‘Oxo Peugeot Design Awards’, Oxo Tower, London, UK
‘Walking Carpet’, V&A, London, UK ‘Waste to Taste’, Sotheby’s, London, UK ‘Design-UK’, Viaduct Shop, London, UK

‘Book Corner’, British Council, Milan, Italy (touring to Art & Photograph Gallery, London, UK; Vilnius Book Art Fair, Vilnius, Lithuania) ‘Woodlands’, Bloomberg Headquarters, London, UK
‘Coming Home’, Design Museum, London, UK PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

‘Prada Hideway’, Prada at Harrods, London, UK ‘Réfectoire’, in collaboration with Atelier Luma, Fondation Luma, Arles, France

2019 ‘Disco Carbonara & Idiosincratico’, LDF 2019, Coal Drops Yard, London, UK
‘London Design Festival’, Coal Drops Yard, London Valextra Flagship Store, Beijing

AlpiNN restaurant, Museum for Mountain Photography, Ski Resort Kronplatz, South Tyrol, Italy ‘Showroom table’, Valextra, Venice, ITALY

‘Elevator’, Anton Kern Gallery, New York 2014 Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art

‘Museion Passage’, Museion, Bolzano, Italy

‘Café Charlottenborg’, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark ‘Welcome Desk’, Centre d ́Art Contemporain Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland ‘Bench to bench’, London Thames Gateway Development Corporation, Hackney Wick, London, UK

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Selected Works