Ron Gilad 1972-
Israeli designer Ron Gilad was born in Tel Aviv in 1972. He studied towards a degree in Industrial Design at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem before moving to New York in 2001 where he co-founded Designfenzider. His work, featuring clean aesthetics and geometrical shapes, often starts with a found object which he develops and reinterprets. Winner of the Wallpaper* Designer of the Year 2013, Gilad’s designs are showcased in the permanent collections of several museums including the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and New York’s Museum of Art and Design.