Beta Installation, Swarovski, Design Miami/Basel 2012.  Photo by James Harris

Beta Installation, Swarovski, Design Miami/Basel 2012. Photo by James Harris

Eyal Burstein is a conceptual product designer investigating social behaviour and perception.
Interested in self censorship, morality and its effects on creativity, Burstein makes objects that probe and emphasise our life choices. 

Awarded, “Designer of the Future” by Design Miami, his work has been exhibited at MoMA, Design Museum London, the V+A and recently published a book titled Taxing Art. 

Burstein was born in 1977 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He studied Graphic Design at the London College of Printing and later Interaction Design at the Royal College of Art, graduating in 2006. 



2014 Galila Chair, Boghossian Foundation, Brussels, Belgium.

2013 Light Catcher, Wallpaper* Handmade, Milan, Italy.

2013 Invisible Design, pazio Logotel, Milan, Italy. 

2012 Tax Bench, Digital Crystal, Design Museum, London, UK.

2012 Beta, Swarovski Crystal Palace, Design Miami, Basel, Switzerland. 

2011 Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju, Korea.

2011 Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK.

2011 Beta Tank solo show, Gestalten Space, Berlin, Germany.

2011 See Yourself Sensing, Work gallery, London, UK.

2011 Dilmos Gallery, Design Miami, Basel, Switzerland.

2011 Unison exhibition, Dilmos Gallery, Milano, ITALY

2010 W Hotel, Tribeca FIlm Festival, Doha, Qatar. 

2010 W Hotel, Istanbul Design Week, Turkey.

2010 W Hotel, Barcelona, Spain.

2010 Seeing Myself See, Wellcome Trust, London, UK.

2010 Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria.

2010 International Design Biennial, Saint-Etienne, France.

2010 Design Miami Basel (Designer Of The Future Award) Basel, Switzerland.

2010 Design Vertigo,Spazio Fendi,Design Miam, Milan Italy.

2010 13,798 grams of design, Milan, Italy.

2008 Design And The Elastic Mind, MoMA, NY, USA.

2006 Nordic Exceptional Design, Aarhus, Sweden.

2005 Nordic Exceptional Design, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Selected Collections 

MoMA permanent collection, NY, USA


Selected Bibliography

Eyal Burstein, Taxing Art, When Objects Travel, Gestalten Verlag, Germany 2011

Viction:ary, Viction:ary, Colour Mania, Hong Kong 2009

Chris Sanderson, Martin Raymond, R. Klanten, S. Ehmann, S. Moreno, crEATe. Eating, Design

and Future Food, Berlin: Gestalten. 2008

Paola Antonelli, Design and the Elastic Mind, New York: The Museum of

Modern Art. NY 2008