Vera Sachetti

Vera Sacchetti (Lisbon, 1983) is a Basel-based design critic and curator. 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) 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 editorial consultancy Superscript, 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 writing has appeared in Disegno, Metropolis and The Avery Review, among others. Sacchetti teaches at ETH Zurich and HEAD – Genève and in 2020 joined the Federal Design Commission of Switzerland.