Marta Ríos is a designer and based in Rotterdam. Her work sits at the intersection between .
She recently from the Social Design master’s program at the Design Academy Eindhoven. Her graduation project, titled “A Designer Walks Into ”, it’s been successfully acclaimed by her grandmother Charito.
Her practice explores design as a form of comedy. In an environment where designers are conditioned to portray themselves as , Marta’s work questions this by shifting the viewer’s attention to the flaws in an object's making and its makers.
Marta’s current fascinations are kites, memes and . She is also one half of design-critique-turned-design-comedy duo The Ironing Board.
MA Social Design at Design Academy Eindhoven
[2015–2016] Product Design and Communication Design
Erasmus+ at School of Form
Industrial Design and Product Development Engineering
at Universidad de Zaragoza
[April - March, 2021] "Moving in Stasis" | Het Niuewe Instituut