1963: born in Tel-Aviv. At the age of 27 Arik leaves behind his graphic design studio and surfboard shop for Europe.
In 1991 he graduates with distinction in Industrial Design from the Art Center Europe in Switzerland. After winning the Seiko Epson Inc. competition, Arik begins his career as a professional designer and participates in several design exhibitions in Japan. Upon returning to Europe, Arik introduces his ideas, innovative concepts and installations to contemporary dance and opera set design around the world.
From his Paris based company L design, together with his partner Pippo Lionni and their team of designers, Arik develops projects in industrial, interior and graphic design for the European and international market. His technical skills and creativity, allow Arik to work on a variety of subjects and disciplines from product development, lighting design and corporate identity to packaging, point of purchase design, signage, exhibition, interior and set design.
Arik participates in many exhibitions and shows in museums, alternative spaces, galleries and fairs worldwide and several of his products can be found the permanent collections of the most prestigious museums and institutions. He works both as a scientist and a poet. Through innovation, simplicity and experimentation he to translates concepts into products, space and experience.
Among his latest realizations the impressing crystal-ware collection Intangible for Baccarat, introduced to the public during the last Maison & Objet fair in Paris in January 2007.