Omer Arbel is the founder of OAO – Omer Arbel Office. Arbel’s inventive exploration of the aesthetic as well as the technological has found form in a range of experimental furniture, lighting and architectural design. He is best known for the sleek and sculptural 2.4 Chair, which is now a collector’s item. Most recently, Arbel unveiled his design for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic medals to great acclaim. He is also the creative director of manufacturing and design company Bocci.