Tamar Shafrir is a Rotterdam-based writer, researcher, and designer. She works as a design researcher at Het Nieuwe Instituut, a thesis advisor and lecturer at Design Academy Eindhoven, and a guest lecturer at London College of Communication. Her writing has been published in Dirty Furniture, Disegno, PIN-UP, MacGuffin, Real Review, Domus, and Abitare, as well as in several books including Material Utopias, Symbolic Exchange, Printing Things, and Open-Source Architecture. In 2013, she co-founded the design research studio Space Caviar with Joseph Grima, where she worked on the exhibitions Archaeology of Rose Island, Neoasterisms, SQM: The Home Does Not Exist, and Sigma: Cartography of Learning.