Martino Gamper (31)
Martino Gamper is an Italian designer and artist living and working in London. Starting out in Merano in Northern Italy as a furniture maker's apprentice, Gamper went on to study sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and the Royal College of Art in London. Now he's known worldwide for his adventurous and egalitarian designs and sculptural exhibitions!
Arnold Circus is situated in the heart of Shoreditch. Built on the rubble of the old slums it is part of the Boundary Estate, London’s first social housing project, and houses an eight-sided bandstand. The Arnold Circus Stool was designed in 2006 by Martino Gamper as part of a regeneration project. The rotation moulded polyethylene plastic stools are used as the official seating for all annual events held at Arnold Circus which include picnics, brass band concerts and board game tournaments.