Furniture designer Martino Gamper talks to design critic Alice Rawsthorn about his creative practice across exhibition design, interiors and designing mass-produced products for major furniture brands.
Alice Rawsthorn argues that design has never been better placed to serve as a force for change, but she is at her most persuasive when confronting the sector’s innate conservatism
Alice Rawsthorn’s survey of design provides a general audience with a much-needed guide to a sprawling discipline, says Aileen Kwun.
Affordable 3D printers are bringing fantasies of home production closer to fulfilment, but the objects produced on them so far have been of relatively poor quality. In this issue, however, we look into the future at the possibilities rapid prototyping might offer – from cities that replicate themselves, to the “biologically inspired” designs our cover star Neri Oxman is creating at MIT.