April 2011
 

Yaarit Mechany | Lucid Dream, a Floral Fantacy | April 28.11

A sneak peek of Yaarit Mechany’s first solo exhibition! Happening tonight at the Periscope – Contemporary Design Gallery in Tel Aviv. Yaarit’s childhood memories, nostalgia and fantasies come to life by techniques that are long gone these days. I’m dying to see Yaarit’s magical touch and her use of floral fabrics. It makes …

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Winter vs London | April 21.11

It’s April right?! I’m not wrong about that simple fact. So how come it feels like winter all over again?! I hope that tomorrow the sun will come out and everything will be just like it supposed to be. – Till then, my sweetest readers, do you have British tips for me? I’d …

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Israelis@MilanDesignWeek | Sharon Shalita and Meital Brokas | Nature Blues | April 17.11

I’m gonna wrap things up with the creations of Sharon and Meital, two recent graduates from the Textile Design Department at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design. The two were inspired by 18th century Toile de Jouy, French designs. These ladies didn’t take the easy path. Meital wove the fabrics by hand …

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Israelis@MilanDesignWeek | d-Vision | Design with Unseen Waves | April 15.11

Last year it was the On-Off exhibition but this year it’s all about Ultra Gamma. d-Vision teamed up with the Bezalel’s M.Des program for a bigger, brighter and colorful installation, which Ezri Tarazi and the young designers put together. The concept behind it all is that “fifty years from now, waves will be …

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Israelis@MilanDesignWeek | Shir Atar | Animated Stools | April 14.11

Shir Atar’s Elevation Stools are being exhibited simultaneously at the Post Fossil exhibition in the Design Museum Holon and at the Promise Design 2001 during Milan Design Week. I’m pretty sure he is a happy man at the moment. “Elevation, is a family of stools made from recycled, non-woven yarns. Inspired by country …

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Israelis@MilanDesignWeek | Mika Barr | Dying Hard | April 13.11

Patience, I guess is the word for me, defines Mika Barr’s origami-like fabrics. I don’t know a lot of people who can dye, print, fold and breath all at the same time! Well, if I were to study at the Textile Design Department at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, I guess …

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Israelis@MilanDesignWeek | Amiram Biton | A Drop Of Water | April 12.11

I first stumbled upon Amiram Biton’s drop dead gorgeous vase a while back during one of my regular visits to DesignMilk. I’m thrilled to have the chance to announce it as one of my favorite vases e-v-e-r! Such a brilliant idea and straight to the point execution. Drops of water have never been …

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Israelis@MilanDesignWeek | Hagit Pincovici | Folding Chairs |

I have a feeling that Hagit and I studied at the same high school back in the day… but let’s leave it for another post;) – “Hagit Pincovici’s Alma Chair explores the relation between transparency and opacity and the harmony between Satin Ice Plexiglas and wood.” I must admit that I love the …

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