Efrat Gommeh

Efrat Gommeh lives in Pardes Hanna-Karkur, Israel.

Education
Efrat holds a master’s degree in Industrial Design, with specialization in Design Management (M.des), from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Jerusalem. Efrat received her bachelor degree in Industrial Design from HIT – Holon Institute of Technology, spending a semester in the Design Academy Eindhoven, as an exchange student.

Selected Exhibitions:
- “KNOW HOW Tallinn 2009”, the Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn (2009);
- Designboom "Handled with Care" exhibition, Designersblock, London (2007);
- "Designboom ICFF Mart 2005", New York (2005);
- "Promisedesign – new design from Israel", Milan (2005), travelled to Berlin and to Copenhagen;
- Contemporary Design Pavilion, "RIHUTIM 2005", Tel Aviv (2004);
- "Design Matters", New York (2004), travelled to Buenos Aires;
- "Life Symphony part III", Felissimo Design House, New York (2004);
- Satellite exhibition, "ITZUVIM 2004", Tel Aviv (2003).

Prizes and Awards:
- A six-month visiting scholarship in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland, awarded by the Bernese Foundation for Applied Arts and Design (2009);
- "Bezalel" – The President's scholarship for research in design, for a work in the field of Universal Design (2008);
- "Industrial design prize competition 2005", Furniture and Lighting category, Ministry of Industry, Trade & Labor – Second prize (2005);
- Design competition in the theme of 'childhood', Contemporary Design pavilion, "RIHUTIM 2005" – Honorable Mention (2004);
- "TIMEX 2154 the future of time" competition – Honorable Mention (2004);
- "BECK'S PRIZE design a key and what it opens" – Honorable Mention (2004);
- "Product Design for the home and for the office" competition, in the frame of "Plasto-Ispack 2003" – First prize (2003);
- "Design in Polypropylene" competition, held by "Mapal Plastic Products" – Second prize (2001).