Richard Sapper在1932出生, 於2015逝世。他學識淵博, 在修讀哲學, 解剖學和工程學之後, 他以商業學位在University of Munich畢業。他最大的設計興趣是鑽研非常複雜的技術問題。他設計過的產品多不勝數, 包括船、車、電腦、家品和廚房家電。與他合作的公司也有不少, 包括Alessi, Artemide, B&B Italia, Brionvega, FIAT, Heuer, Kartell, Knoll, IBM, Lenovo, Lorenz Milano, Magis, Molteni和Pirelli等等。在專注事業發展, Sapper同樣熱心教學, 曾在以下的大學任教, 包括Yale University, 維也納的Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst, 德國的Kunstakademie,米蘭的the Domus Academy,北京的the Central Academy for Art and Design, the University of Buenos Aires,倫敦the Royal College of Art。
Richard Sapper was born in 1932 (-2015). After pursuing courses in philosophy, anatomy, and engineering, he graduated with a business degree from the University of Munich. Sapper’s main interest in his design work has centered on technically complex problems. He has developed and designed a wide variety of products, ranging from ships and cars, to computers and electronics, and furniture and kitchen appliances. His clients include Alessi, Artemide, B&B Italia, Brionvega, FIAT, Heuer, Kartell, Knoll, IBM, Lenovo, Lorenz Milano, Magis, Molteni, Pirelli and many others.
Throughout his career, Sapper has remained keenly involved in academia, teaching at Yale University, the Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna, the Kunstakademie in Stuttgart, the Domus Academy in Milan, the Central Academy for Art and Design in Beijing, the University of Buenos Aires, and the Royal College of Art in London, and lecturing at universities all over the world.