Born 1972 in Tel-Aviv. Lives and works in Tel-Aviv and Milano.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013  The Logical, the Ironic & the Absurd, Tel-Aviv Museum of Modern Art.

2012  The Line, the Arch, the Circle & the Square, Dilmos Gallery, Milano.

2011  IX Mirrors, Dilmos Gallery, Milano.

2009  Spaces Etc., an Exercise in Utility, Wright Gallery, Chicago.

2006  XSmall, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Andrew Carnegie's office, Curator Gregory Krum, New York.

2005  Dialectic Design, Tools Galerie / Curator Loic Bigot, Paris.

2001  One Night Stand, Periscope Contemporary Design Gallery, Curator Sari Paran, Tel-Aviv.

2000  Instabillation, Jerusalem Art Center, Curator Orna Milo, Jerusalem.

1999  Neo Post, Periscope Contemporary Design Gallery, Curators Chanan De-Lange, Deganit Schocken, Tel-Aviv / Poubelle, “Office in Tel-Aviv” Gallery, with Deganit Stern Schocken, Curator Rachel Sukman, Tel-Aviv.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014  100% Original, Palazzo Reale, Milano.

2012  Born out of Necessity, Museum of Modern Art, New York / Highlights from the collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York / Rethinking Typologies, the Art Institute of Chicago.

2011  Design Award, London Design Museum, United Kingdom / Mutant Architecture, Universita Di Milano, Milan / Fraternal twins, Moss Gallery, New York / The Neighborhood, installation, Gorky Park, Moscow.

2007  Chandelirous, Shelburne museum, Vermont.

2006  Design Triennial, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York / Non-Design Design, Cibone Gallery, Tokyo / Tools Galerie at Lafayette Maison, Gallery Lafayette, Paris.

2005  The Unexpected welcome Moooi, Studiopiu gallery, Milan / New Collection, Dovetusai Gallery, Milan.

2004  Red Dot, Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, Essen / Design Matters, Felissimo Design House, New York / Conduit Group no.2, Felissimo Design House, New York / Paris, capitale de la création, Paris.

2003  New Design, LyonsWire Gallery, New York / Domains, Seoul Design Art Museum, Seoul / Domains, Nagoya.

2002  Tokyo Designers Block, Tokyo / Design About Design, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv / Chain Reaction, Haarets Museum, Tel-Aviv.

1999  Artik, Ramat-Gan Museum of Modern Art, Ramat-Gan.

Public Collections

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA.
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA.
The Museum of Arts & Design, New York, USA.
Tel-Aviv Museum of Modern Art, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA.

Professional Experience

Since 2012  Ron Gilad Studio, Tel-Aviv.

2001-2012  Ron Gilad Studio, New York.

1999-2001  Shenkar Academy of Engineering & Design, Ramat-Gan / lecturer.

2002-2014  Guest Lecturer, Museum of Modern Art, NY / Workshop, Domaine de Boisbuchet / Guest Lecturer, India Design symposium, New Delhi / Guest Lecturer, Cranbrook Academy of Art, USA / Guest Critic, School of Visual Arts, NY / Guest Critic,- Pratt institute, NY / Guest Critic, University of the Arts, Philadelphia / Guest Lecturer, SUNY New Paltz.

2006  Pratt institute, NYC / lecturer.


1987-1990  Technicum Givataim High School, Givataim / Architecture department.

1995-1998  Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem / Industrial Design department.


2013  Wallpaper Design Award, Designer of the Year / EDIDA, ELLE Décor, Designer of the Year / EDIDA, ELLE Décor, Best Furniture collection, Grado per Molteni&C / Wallpaper Design Award, Best Domestic Design, Girella per Salvatori.

2012  Good Design Award, Light Spring Flos.

2011  Wallpaper Design Award, Wallpiercing Flos / EDIDA, ELLE Décor, Wallpiercing Flos / Brit Insurance Design Award, Finalist, Wallpiercing Flos.

2007  Forbes, chosen as one of the 10 tastemakers of the year.

2005  IcExcellence award, the Israel Cultural Excellence scholarship, chosen artist 2005-2007.

2004  Red-Dot Award for outstanding design, VaseMaker Designfenzider.

2003  Conduit Award of Distinction, National Design Competition, USA, first prize / Honorable mention Award, Conduit National Design Competition, USA, for R.O.B.C. object / Honorable mention Award, Conduit National Design Competition, USA, for lamps no. 12&13.

2000  A.I.C.F. America-Israel Culture Foundation Award.

1999  A.I.C.F. America-Israel Culture Foundation Award.

1998  A.I.C.F. America-Israel Culture Foundation Award.

1997  A.I.C.F. America-Israel Culture Foundation Award / Meisler Award for Academic Excellence.

1996  Manufactures Association of Israel Award.