Erez Nevi Pana (1983) is an explorer who uses design as a significant tool to investigate phenomena through material experimentation. Based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, Nevi Pana formed La Terrasse (2015) as a platform for designers, artists, writers and thinkers to work closely together, share their thoughts on a central theme and realize their visions. As a researcher of materials, he advises companies and corporations in material development and usage,  such as architectural purposes, a concept car made out of biodegradable substances, etc. Nevi Pana has developed an organic material mixture of soil and fungi which has become a part of the permanent collection of the Design Museum Holon. Erez holds a Bachelor Design degree from the Holon Institute of Technology (IL) and a Masters of Design degree from the Design Academy Eindhoven (NL). His Masters thesis focuses on the recrystallization of salt, an invention which has been patented.