August 2013
 

Student Break | George Zaid | The Dark Side of Tradition | August 29.13

George Zaid is a 23 y/o Arab-Christian, who decided to explore the dark side of tradition. In his Kýrie, Eléison graduate collection, he followed the Orthodox monks of Mount Athos. If you are a male, spiritual and want to live in the most beautiful part of Greece, Mount Athos is the place for you. However, …

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Rachel Boxnboim | Alice is Taking Over Anthropologie | August 23.13

About two years ago, one Rachel Boxnboim, graduated out of the Bezalel Academy. In her graduation project, that goes by the name Alice, Rachel created ceramic teaware out of fabric molds. Fast forward to 2013 and the same Alice ceramics are being sold at Anthropologie (!!!) The other day while I was on my weekly …

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Student Break | Lior Shulak | Strike a Line | August 22.13

I’m super excited to share with you Lior Shulak’s graduate collection! Isn’t it amazing?! I’m blown away by the geometric lines, the minimalist approach and over all, the awesomeness behind it all. In her Signs of Fiction Lior marks, in her own unique way, the body itself and it’s surroundings by creating a language of …

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Student Break | Michal Meshulam | Families. Sometimes It’s Not Pretty | August 21.13

The Jewish holidays are just around the corner and with that comes lots of family dinners and gatherings. I often wonder about how it would feel like to enter unfamiliar territory, an unfamiliar family and experience it all with them. Since you can’t judge a book by it’s cover, I guess you can’t judge a …

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Student Break | Yael Gaizler | Aloha!/Helloa! | August 20.13

You have no idea how much I’ve missed writing about fashion design graduates. And then Yael Gaizler and her Helloa! collection came along. Yael, a 2013 graduate of the Shenkar College, took me by surprise. I wasn’t expecting to find all this beauty in one massive explosion of color, textures and materials. But I did! …

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Student Break | Didi Kfir | Tel Aviv Like You’ve Never Seen Before | August 15.13

Have you ever wondered about all the people that streets were named after them? I sure do. That was the starting point of Didi Kfir and her Tel-Aviv – Travel Book. “Tel-Aviv – Travel Book offers three different routes to walk through the streets of the city. Each route offers random encounters with the many …

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My First Interview… | August 14.13

It’s always difficult talking and showing pictures of yourself. At least that’s super hard for me. And that’s why I never agreed to do it up until now. Since moving to San Francisco, I decided to use the word YES more than I use the word NO when people ask me to take a moment …

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A Typographer in The Making | Take Seventeen | August 13.13

As we speak, Liron is still working on her dissertation and I secretly hope that it will last forever (that’s how much I love having her around here) but I’m pretty sure I’m the only one who doesn’t want this dissertation to be over. While Liron is working hard on being a dedicated student and …

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Student Break | Danielle Aiber | Embroidering Away | August 12.13

It seems like so many people around me know how to create an embroidery. And me? I’m so not good at it! To be honest, I’m such a terrible crafter. When I first stumbled upon Danielle Aiber’s Embroidered furniture I fell in love with the color combination of the threads and then… I fell in …

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Shopping Break | Ceramic Bangles? Yes, Please! | August 9.13

Whenever an industrial designer turns into an accessories designer, I know that only good things can come out of it. Julie Hung, the one behind Jujumade, is an industrial designer, who turned into a ceramist and now… her oh-so-beautiful first collection of handmade ceramic accessories has been born. I’m so in love with the splashes …

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