Vera Sacchetti is a design critic, curator, lecturer at HEAD – Genève, and a member of the Federal Design Commission of Switzerland. She has served in a variety of curatorial, research, and editorial roles, most recently as programme coordinator for the multidisciplinary research initiative Driving the Human (2020-2023), co-initiator of the Design and Democracy platform (2020-), and curator of the inaugural architecture festival Archipelago: Architectures for the Multiverse (2021). She is co-curator of TEOK Basel and one half of the curatorial initiative Foreign Legion. Sacchetti was associate curator of the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial, A School of Schools, curatorial advisor for the BIO 50 Biennial of Design in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and, as part of the Superscript editorial consultancy, headed the “Towards a New Avant-Garde” event series at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale. She has recently edited Design as a Tool for Transition: The Atelier Luma Approach, and Design As Learning: A School of Schools Reader. Her writings have appeared in Disegno, Metropolis, and The Avery Review, among others.