Founded in 2017 in New York, Tools for Show is under development by an interdisciplinary team based at the New Museum incubator, NEW INC.


Bika Rebek
Founder, CEO

Bika Rebek brings her expertise as an architect and exhibition designer to the table. She has experience leading product development and has extensive theoretical and hands-on knowledge of 3d computer graphics. She founded Tools for Show after working at the Metropolitan Museum as an exhibition designer. Bika is a member at NEW INC, the first museum-led incubator, she sits on the advisory board of the Future Architecture Platform and she serves as faculty at the graduate architecture department of Columbia University. 

Lucia Tahan
Co-founder, CTO, Product Design

Lucia translates user needs into product vision while leading lean development processes within the team. Lucia brings her expertise as a senior product designer at established companies such as Meetup (WeWork) and Foodora (Delivery Hero). As an entrepreneur, she has successfully launched 3 apps currently totalling over 50k active users, and has founded and run a web design agency called More—Soon and an architecture office under her name. Lucia’s design projects have been awarded and exhibited at venues such as MAXXI Rome, Venice Biennale, Lisbon Trienale, and others.

World-leading art museums have benefitted from our blend of skills and out-of-the-box thinking.

Unfinished, 2016
The Met Breuer, NY

The Drawing Room, 2016
The Met Breuer, NY

Manus X Machina, 2016
The Met, NY

In collaboration with OMA.

2018 Tools for Show, NY
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