Raw-Edges Design Studio
Raw-Edges Design Studio is an ongoing collaboration between Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay. Together, Mer and Alkalay share a common goal to create objects that have never been seen before. Mer’s main focus is in transforming two-dimensional sheet materials into curvaceous functional forms, whereas Alkalay is fascinated by how things move, function, and react. Since graduating from the Royal College of Art in 2006, they have received a number of awards, including the British Council Talented Award, iF Gold Award, Dutch Design Award, Wallpaper* Design Award 2009, and the Elle Decoration International Design Award for best furniture of 2008–09. Their work has been shown in major exhibitions worldwide including ...