Omer Arbel
Canada (1976 - Present)
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Based in Vancouver and Berlin, Omer Arbel is focused on the intrinsic mechanical, physical, and chemical qualities of materials as fundamental departure points for design. His interdisciplinary practice spans multiple scales and cultural-economic contexts to include architecture, industrial design, materials research, sculpture, invention, and high craft manufacturing. Arbel's work has been exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Spazio Rossana Orlandi, and Mallett Antiques, among others. He is the recipient of several Red Dot and iF Awards, a Yellow Pencil Yearbook entry, the Ronald J. Thom Early Design Achievement Award, and three World Architecture Festival.