"Still Light" is a hybrid Led light system, integrating organic and metal parts within a single electrical circuit. Similar to a simple battery, the Led lamp is powered by an electrochemical reaction of copper and Zinc electrodes placed in the tomatoes. The exposed circuit engages the user and calls attention to the amount of natural resources needed to produce even the smallest amount of power for everyday living. Using organic components, the object is given a finite life cycle; a reminder of life's impermanence.
Materials: Corian, Tomatoes, Copper, Zinc, Gold
Photography: Guy Hecht. Copyright: d-Vision.
Barnacle and Cell Vases
Sponsored by: Keter ltd.
Produced by: Objet
Dimensions: 200 X 200 X 300
Barnacle and Cell vases are one-off STL vases, with a complex structure inspired by an organic form, in this way, microscope images of a plan's cell are used to create the structure and ornamentation of the Cell vase. The vases were designed as part of the Complastica collection and fundraising event for social projects, exhibited at the Design Museum Holon.
B&B Bin Set
For Keter ltd.
Dimensions: 230 X 230 x 290
Designed for Keter plastics, B&B is a flip-top bathroom bin and brush set with rattan texture. Fitted with an inner ring feature the B&B bin is designed to hold the bin liner neatly in place.
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not
"She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not..." introduces a series of serving spoons that emanate from one basic form. By breaking off pieces, variety and change are created, handing back to the consumer part of the production process. The two series are based on the shape of an archetype spoon and complement each other. In the white series, the different functions create a pattern while in the black series, the pattern can create various functions.
Photography: Astrid Zuidema
Styling: Jet Vervest.
NurtuRing is a family of plates connected by direct lineage. It considers the mould not only as a means to create a product, but also as a product in itself, merging the two together. The project draws its inspiration from looking at production moulding processes, and adapting them to home-use small scale production, in a simple and sustainable way. NurtuRing consist of two large serving plates made of bronze and stone, which can each be used separately as a serving dish. Placed inside each other, the plates function as a press mould, "giving birth" to new plates a salad plate, soup bowl and a large plate. New plates can be created using readily available natural materials (such as paper, cardboard and plant leaf), expanding the set in an up-cycling process.
Photography: Astrid Zuidema, Maya Vinik.
Styling: Jet Vervest.
Stackholder is a modular, ever growing library, made of hooks in the form of objects commonly found in home libraries. The project stemmed from the question, "what makes a pile of books a library?" Leading to the idea that an object can be defined by other objects surrounding it.
Curtain Time is a storage unit designed for the master bedroom of the "Wall house" in Groningen, an architectural landmark designed by J. Hejduk. It caters to the new nomadic temporary qualities which the house took on as an artist in residence's home. Drawing on the architect's intention to maintain a dialogue between private and public, it takes it's inspiration from the world of theatre (puppetry). The unit, located in the exposed bedroom on the ground floor creates a sense of privacy by hanging up ones personal effects.
Putting Out The Good Silver
Putting Out The Good Silver is a project based on found objects, in combination with a new design made of modern materials, everyday kitchenware is elevated into a one of a kind. Using the qualities and craft found in old silverware to bring new value to a product.
Salad On Salad
Salad On Salad is a food concept on the theme of sprouting developed for the experimental Food Lab project, headed by Debra Solomon.
I'm a designer, a creative thinker who is passionate about making things, both tangible and intangible, enjoying the process of developing an idea into a product.
Holding a degree from the Design Academy Eindhoven, alongside a B.A (cum laude) in Sociology and Anthropology from Haifa University, I'm experienced with concept, material and user research. Curiosity drives me to experiment with a large variety of materials, working on diverse projects, ranging from kitchenware to furniture to digital applications.
My design process involves working on series, mapping out typologies and lining up objects like in a scientific experiment, creating playful displacements of image and meaning, often finding inspiration in social contexts, production techniques and materials. In this way, gold leaf applied to an invitation card takes inspiration from the practice of wax seals, to convey a feeling of personal and unique, objects adorning an old library become its construction and a serving spoon's transformation is inspired by a childhood game of plucking off flower petals.
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