Arik Levy, born 1963 in Tel Aviv, Israel, studied industrial design at Art Center College of Design in La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland. From 1992 to 1994, Levy taught at the École nationale supérieure de création industrielle / Les Ateliers in Paris and led design workshops at various design schools throughout Europe. He also produced stage sets for modern dance productions at the Grand Theatre in Geneva, the Netherlands Dance Theatre, the Finnish National Ballet and the Batsheva Dance Company in Israel. In 1997 he founded 'L design', an independent studio in Paris, together with Pippo Lionni. The studio's activities extend from the creation of sculptures and installations to the development of industrial designs and everyday products. Levy has worked with Vitra since 2000, designing a range of office furnishings and supervising various projects.