designers

RON ARAD (英國)

Ron Arad生於1951年, 是個以色列人, 他在Jerusalem Academy of Art和英國倫敦Architectural Association接受教育。1994在意大利創立了自己的同名工作室,包辨設計和生產, 直到1999年關閉。2011更因為出色的設計而獲得倫敦的Design Week Medal的獎項。他熱衷試驗不同的材料, 如鋼、鋁或聚酰胺。他把固有家具的結構拆解再重新構想創作, 風格十分前衛。除了他在自己工作室的工作,他同時與不少設計公司合作, 包括Kartell, Vitra, Moroso, Fiam, Driade, Alessi, Cappellini, Cassina, WMF和Magis等等。他也有不少公共藝術作品,最近的有韓國首爾的Vortext,和以色列特拉維夫的Kesher雕塑。

Born in Tel Aviv in 1951, educated at the Jerusalem Academy of Art and later at the Architectural Association in London.In 1994 he established the Ron Arad Studio, a design and production unit in Como, Italy, in operation until 1999. In 2008 Ron Arad Architects was established alongside Ron Arad Associates. Ron Arad was awarded the 2011 London Design Week Medal for design excellence. Ron Arad’s constant experimentation with the possibilities of materials such as steel, aluminium or polyamide and his radical re-conception of the form and structure of furniture has put him at the forefront of contemporary design and architecture. Alongside his limited edition studio work, Arad designs for many leading international companies including Kartell, Vitra, Moroso, Fiam, Driade, Alessi, Cappellini, Cassina, WMF and Magis as well as many others. Ron Arad has designed a number of Public Art pieces, most recently the Vortext in Seoul, Korea, and the Kesher Sculpture at Tel Aviv University.

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