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Karin Sharav-Zallkind

Karin Sharav-Zallkind, founding principle and creative director of NoBox Studio, is an Israeli born designer, with extensive global design experience in the fields of commercial and residential interior design, lighting design & graphics.


Karin’s true passion lies in creating meaningful spaces that promote creative company cultures. Karin believes that safe spaces are key for human wellbeing, which are at the core for any thriving environment. She does it by integration of all design forms, language with which she creates spaces people love to work and live in.


Karin has deep knowledge, and understanding of creating experiential interiors. As lead designer, Karin closely works with companies to manifest their identities. Amongst of the most notable ones, Glassdoor's #3 Best Places to Work in the USA, Cloudlock - Now part of Cisco, and Boston's #3 Independent Luxury Brokerage firm, Bushari Luxury Real Estate Group Now a part of Compass Real Estate. Karin has also curated and executed 2 MassArt Architecture Alumni Shows. In 2017 Boston Magazine hailed her talk The No Name Office™ during Design week Boston as one of the “six can’t miss events”.


Karin is a Workplace Innovation Think Tank member at Design Museum Everywhere. She is also part of the Design Museum Everywhere Impact Society. Karin serves as a board member on the board of directors of Friends of Educating for Excellence (E4E), an Israeli non-profit that aims to strengthen Israeli society by reducing socio-economic disparity. A wife and mother of 3 kids all living in Newton, MA.


She still finds the time to run, meet with friends, and blog about all things design, and its impact on our lives. Karin, Associate IIDA, is a Graduate of the Interior Architecture department at “Ascola Design Academy”, Tel-Aviv, Israel, and has received a BFA from the Environmental Design department at Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Boston, USA.

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