Shahar Livne - Conceptual Material Designer and Researcher
Shahar Livne (Israel, 1989) is an award winning conceptual material designer located in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
Livne's lifelong fascinations in nature, biology, science, and philosophy developed into intuitive material experimentation way of work during her degree studies at the Design Academy Eindhoven. Shahar's body of work focuses on conceptual material research in a multi-leveled methodology, bringing to life unique stories through objects and installations centered around materials as carriers of narratives.
Some of Livne's projects deal with obscure materials such as blood, man-made fossils, crystallization and more. Her projects starting points are often stories about places, cultures, and relations with resources in the past, present, and future. currently, she presenting her works internationally and creating new research projects as an autonomous designer, curator, educator and as collaborator with different companies and institutes.
Circular Fashion course: Design, Science and Value in a Sustainable Clothing Industry
Wageningen University X ArtEZ
2012 - 2017
B.A Design Academy Eindhoven
Awards & Titles
Jury member Dezeen Awards 2021
Jury member Piet Zwart Award, BNO
Winner Emerging Designer of the year , Dezeen Awards
Winner, EcoCoin award , Next Nature Network
Receiver of the Space for talent grant by The Creative Industries NL
Icon Magazine 100 most influential creatives
Winner, Creative Hero Award for social impact
Finalist, New Material Award
Finalist, Beazley Design of the Year Award
Finalist, Border Sessions Lab Award