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Ron Arad

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Ron Arad (b. 1951) is an industrial designer, artist and architect. He attended the Jerusalem Academy of Art between 1971-73 and the Architectural Association in London from 1974-79. He has produced furniture and lighting design for many (mainly Italian) companies including Alessi, Vitra, Flos, Artemide and Kartell. His most notable industrial design works include the Tom Vac stackable chair for Vitra, and the Book Worm for Kartell. Many of these works are in the collections of the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art, Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, the Victoria & Albert Museum London and the Vitra Design Museum, Germany. His lesser known architectural works include the headquarters for Maserati and Selfridges Technology Hall in London.

He was Head of Design Products Department at the Royal College of Art until 2006.

Arad and his older brother, violist Atar Arad were born in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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