Martino Gamper Cedar Wedge Table
Reclaimed materials: wood stump, formica, mdf, wood edging
This single piece was part of a larger collection of furniture and objects from a2011 show at the Govett Brewster Gallery, ‘Gesamtkunsthandwerk’, which is a German word meaning a total artwork that involves all the parts of the arts and in particular the work of the handmade. Gamper worked together with Francis Upritchard and Karl Fritsch on ‘Gesamtkunsthandwerk’ to make an environment involving furniture, art and jewellery in a domesticated gallery setting.
Martino Gamper is an Italian, London based furniture designer who nurtures an interest in found and unwanted objects. Reworking furniture that he finds in skips and on the streets, he has created an eclectic and mismatched family of objects. Gamper shares Everyday Needs’ philosophy for exploring a pluralism in artâ€“craftâ€“design.
- 595 x 540 x 385mm