News
News Complastica

Exhibition & Auction: Complastica.
30th May 2012.
Design Museum Holon, Israel.

Barnacle and Cell Vases
Flos

Award: Italian Industrial Design Day In Israel.
1st prize for best lighting project, sponsored by Flos.
15th December 2010.
Design Museum Holon, Israel.

Still Light
Liberation of Light

Exhibition: Liberation of Light.
25th September 2010/ 30th January 2011.
Designhuis Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Still Light
Pecha Kucha TLV

Presentation: pecha kucha #10.
13th September 2010.
Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Still Light
Instant_Design

Exhibition: Instant Design.
26th October / 14th November 2010
La Triennale di Milano, Design Museum, Milan, Italy.

Salad on Salad
On/Off

Exhibition: On/Off, d-Vision.
Salone del Mobile Milan.

14th April / 19th April 2010.
Salone Satelite, Milan, Italy.

Still Light
via milano

Exhibition: Via Milano
New Dutch Design.
Woonbeurs Amsterdam RAI.

26th September / 4th October 2009.
Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Nurturing
invitation

Exhibition: Delight
by Elizabeth Leriche.
Maison & Objet.

4th - 8th September 2009.
Parc des Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte, Paris, France.

Nurturing
UNFOLDED

Publication: UNFOLDED
Paper in Design, Art, Architecture and Industry.
Petra Schmidt and Nicola Stattmann, Birkhäuser Publishing.

Nurturing
invitation

Exhibition: NL= New Luxury
26th May 2009
Museum NAI Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Nurturing
invitation

Exhibition: Dutchness, Design Academy Eindhoven.
Salone del Mobile Milan.

22nd - 27th April 2009.
Romeo Gigli Cafe, Via Angelo Fumagalli 6, Milan, Italy.

Nurturing
invitationExhibition: Graduation Galleries Design Academy Eindhoven.
Dutch Design Week.

18th - 26th October 2008
DAE, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

She Loves Me,
She Loves Me Not

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Still Light

2010

Still Light Still Light Still Light

"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.



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Barnacle and Cell Vases

2012

Sponsored by: Keter ltd.
Produced by: Objet
Dimensions: 200 X 200 X 300

Cell Vase Cell Vase

Barnacle Vase


Barnacle Vase Barnacle Vase Barnacle Vase

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.

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B&B Bin Set

2011

For Keter ltd.
Design patented.
Dimensions: 230 X 230 x 290



B&B Bin Set B&B Bin Set B&B Bin Set

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.

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She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

2008

She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not - white series. styling: Jet Vervest She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not - transformation She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not - base form She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not - black series

"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.

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NurtuRing

2008

NurtuRing- Mould styling: Jet Vervest. NurtuRing paper plate. Photo by Maya Vinik NurtuRing paper plate. Photo by Maya Vinik NurtuRing paper plate. Photo by Maya Vinik

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.

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Stackholder

2005

Stackholder Stackholder

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.

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Curtain Time

2005

Curtain Time Curtain Time

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.

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Putting Out The Good Silver

2006

Putting Out The Good Silver 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.

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Salad On Salad

2006

Salad On Salad 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.

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ABOUT ME

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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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