Shahar Livne  - Conceptual Material Designer and Researcher

Shahar Livne (Israel, 1989) is an award winning conceptual material designer located in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

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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.

I am available for unique commission works and collaborations for high-end brands and institutions, loaning works for exhibitions, lectures, and workshops for academies and universities.
To hear more about what I can do for you, please contact me.
* If you are interested in exclusive artwork for your collections (museums and private clients) you can contact me directly via email



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






2019 -2020





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


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Kastanjelaan 400, 5616LZ, Eindhoven, The Netherlands