Design is a State of Mind Martino Gamper curated the exhibition 'Design is a State of Mind' showcasing a vast collection of shelves from the 20th and 21st century. He asked various designers and artists to fill these shelves with personal objects that for whatever reason struck a chord with them. Designed by: Martino Gamper serpentinegalleries.org/...events/martino-gamper-design-state-mindBrit Leissler 3 of 49
Design is a State of Mind The grain of the spout is deliberately orientated so as to influence the form of the piece during the drying process, the spout is the result of the natural deformation of the wood. Made of oak. Designed by: Ernst Gamperl serpentinegalleries.org/...events/martino-gamper-design-state-mindBrit Leissler 14 of 49
Design is a State of Mind Spanish broom head, injection moulded plastic, with nylon bristles, c.2000, purchased from a supermarket in Bilbao, early 2000's. Plastic water bottle, c.1970, purchased from a hardware store in Poznan, Poland, early 1990's. Painted plywood off cut, found in London, early 2000's. Designed by: Michael Marriott serpentinegalleries.org/...events/martino-gamper-design-state-mindBrit Leissler 17 of 49
Design is a State of Mind This collection of bricks was given to me by Steve Jones who was Carl Andre's assistant for more than 8 years (1978-1986). I met him by accident in the Tempo Bar in New York. The eloquent drunk man was so charming I ended up leaving my friends to sit at the bar listening to him for the whole evening. By the end of the night, having drunk seven too many Long Island cocktails, I agreed to take a collection of bricks back to the UK. In order to do this I had to leave all teh books that I had bought Designed by: Maki Suzuki serpentinegalleries.org/...events/martino-gamper-design-state-mindBrit Leissler 49 of 49
Designer Martino Gamper guest curated an exhibition presenting a collection of objects from the personal archives of his friends and colleagues at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London.