Martino Gamper (b. 1971, Merano, Italy) lives and works in London. Starting as an apprentice with a furniture maker in Merano, Gamper went on to study sculpture under Michelangelo Pistoletto at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, and product design in Vienna under Matteo Thun. He completed a Masters in 2000 from Royal College of Art, London, where he studied under Ron Arad. Gamper has presented his works and projects internationally, and his exhibitions and commissions include: 'Tu casa, mi casa', The Modern Institute, Glasgow (2013); ‘Jason Dodge/ Martino Gamper’, American Academy In Rome, Rome (2013); ‘Bench Years’, London Design Festival commission, V&A Museum, London (2012); ‘Condominium’, Galleria Franco Noero, Torino (2011); ʻGesamtkunsthandwerk’ (Karl Fritsch, Martino Gamper and Francis Upritchard), Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth – New Zealand (2011); Project for Café Charlottenborg, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen (2011); ‘Stanze e camere +100 chairs in 100 days. Martino Gamperʼ, Triennale Design Museum, Milan (2009).