August 2011

Student Break | Yael Nissan | Under The Sea | August 15.11

“Into The Wild” is Yael Nissan’s graduation project at the Jewelry Design Department of Shenkar College of Engineering and Design. While daydreaming (one of Yael’s favorite activities), she sails to her imaginary world containing her most hidden thoughts. A world full of mystery, magic, color, textures and details comes to life while Yael …

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Student Break | Lee Schein | Anthropological Journey into The Wild | August 14.11

Sometimes, I find myself daydreaming about a book i just read and seeing myself living in it’s imaginary world. It’s not that strange, right? When, Lee Schein, a fresh graduate of the Visual Communications Department at WIZO Haifa Academy of Design and Education, Sent in her wild creatures I discovered her imaginary world …

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DesignBreak Elsewhere | Interview with Meirav Barzilay for the JPost |

I forgot to share with you some exciting news! Since the beginning of August I’ll be interviewing some of my favorite young Israeli industrial designers for The Jerusalem Post. So, once a month an interview will be coming your way. First in line is Meirav Barzilay, a young designer, who keeps amazing me! …

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Studet Break | knockoutdesign | Industrial Handcraft | August 10.11

Maya Ober, a resent graduate of the Industrial Design Department at Holon Institute of Technology, teamed up with her Polish friends for her graduation project. The four girls, aka knockoutdesign, created the Awateef family, a community based hand weaved project, with the help of the Palestinian craftswomen of Kfar Manda village in Galilee. …

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Student Break | Racheli Gabay Schaffner | Frozen Tea Party | August 9.11

Yesterday was all about Peter Pan but today it’s about Alice in wonderland‘s tea party and the Cheshire Cat courtesy of Racheli Gabay Schaffner. Racheli researched the world of two dimensions and was drawn to the photography and animation aspect of it. She wanted to represent a series of rhythmic movements as ceramic …

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Student Break | Haitham Haddad | The Magical World of Never Land | August 8.11

When Peter Pan is your favorite movie growing up, the road for a stunning collection is a no-brainer! Haitham Haddad decided that his comfy sofa, wooden dices and leather dolls (some of his childhood memories) will inspire a collection that will bring back the innocence into our adulthood. You can sense Haitham’s attraction …

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