Martino Gamper: design is a state of mind @SerpentineUK

There are lots of different types of shelves and shelving units in the Sackler Gallery, as chosen by Martino Gamper for Design is a state of mind. Mostly, they host curious objects. Kitsch memorabilia.

martino gampner

Gamper seems to be saying very loudly ‘form follows function’.

Martino Gampner Brick

But then you realise the form is the function. The beauty is in the shelving.

Martino Gampner Robot

I think this is absolutely right. We tend to buy the dresser or install the mantelpiece before we have chosen what to display.

I could have spent hours here admiring shelves. No, really.

Martio Gamper shelves

Martino Gamper shevles IIMartino Gamper IIIWhen … 5 March – 21 April

Where … Serpentine Sackler Gallery.

How much … Free

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