Samsung KX Presents Martino Gamper: Idiosincratico

Saturday 14th September 2019 - Sunday 22nd September 2019

Disco Carbonara Facade, London Design Festival, King's Cross, LondonTo coincide with Martino Gamper’s London Design Festival Commission Disco Carbonara at Coal Drops Yard, Samsung presents Idiosincratico: an exposition of the designer’s creative practice.  The Samsung space will offer a unique vantage point on Gamper’s installation below. As well as viewing the exhibit, visitors can also interact with the latest technology, and take part in an ongoing series of events, workshops and performances.

Join us on Wednesday 18th for a celebratory party drink at Samsung KX. From 6pm to until the drinks are gone. Get your hand stamped at Disco Carbonara and then head on up.

Presenting three significant projects, Idiosincratico gives insight into Gamper’s creative process – exploring his distinctive and playful approach to dissembling and reinventing familiar domestic objects. At the heart of each of Gamper’s projects is the notion of thinking through making and examining how process informs the physical outcome.

For Hookaloti, Gamper takes a single typology – the wall hook – and riffs on it, improvising with the form, material and expressive possibilities of a simple everyday object. In Metamorfosi, a project to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Italian furniture company Moroso, Gamper takes pieces from their catalogue and cuts and splices them to create a design mash-up. By contrast, Arnold Circus Stool is a project for the public realm initiated to support the regeneration of the landmark site on Shoreditch’s Boundary Estate, London’s first social housing project.

Marino Gamper, London Design Festival, King's Cross, LondonAlso, don’t miss ‘In conversation with Martino Gamper’

Samsung KX invites you to explore the work of renowned designer Martino Gamper. Following an introduction from LDF founder Ben Evans, curator Jane Withers and Martino Gamper will take to the stage to discusses his work, his process and inspiration. This is a free event, book here. Hosted to celebrate ‘Martino Gamper: Idiosincratico’ an exclusive week-long exposition of the designer’s creative practice at Samsung KX. Martino has also created the London Design Festival Commission Disco Carbonara, situated in Coal Drops Yard. On 19 Sept at 11.30am-12.30pm,

 

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