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Omer Arbel

Omer Arbel graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Architecture in 2000, and, after apprenticeships with Enric Miralles Benedetta Tagliabue Arquitectes Associates, Patkau Architects, and Busby + Associates Architects, founded OAO in 2005. He is the recipient of various high profile awards including the Ron Thom award for Early Design Achievement and a D&AD Yellow Pencil Yearbook entry. He has served on numerous judging and advisory panels and has given lectures and tutorials at the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and at the School of Constructed Environments at Parsons.


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22 Series Plug

Cast aside the cover plate and contemplate the simplicity of a three-pronged plug laid bare. The 22 is a seamless suite of electric sockets designed to fit flush on any wall surface.

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Series 28.37

Though it looks like a topsy-turvy bouquet of bubbles, this chandelier's 37 individual bulbs were made with molten glass, not soap and water.