Hila Mor M.S. Candidate

Hila Mor

Hila Mor is a designer, artist, researcher, and explorer born in Israel. In her work, she learns from history and tips from ancient wisdom inspired by craft processes, examples from natural biological phenomena and implements her insights developing new technologies. Hila’s research is focused on the dynamic properties, form and structure of materials. Her work process is enhancing aesthetic opportunities aiming at creating a novel human interaction experience with a thorough understanding and use of materials and technologies.

Hila holds a B.Des cum laude from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. Prior to joining the Media Lab, Hila was a self-employed designer in Israel. Hila joined a post bachelor research excellence program in the Bezalel Academy, called “The Incubator”. There, with her team, they established the technological research group, “Praxis”.

Every day is a playground full of curiosities and discoveries. Outside of the lab, her favorite environment is being surrounded by plants and nature. When indoors, you can find her sketching ideas, being fascinated of simple yet complex forms like the inner structure of a zucchini, or trying to grow an avocado in an upside down configuration.