2011 Graduates
 

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 | And the Winner is… Mark Goldenberg | July 15.12

Listen Up, you guys! I’m super excited to share with you the news that made my day. Here goes: the uber talented designer, Mark Goldenberg, just won the ITS 2012 VOGUE TALENTS and the Avery Dennison Brand Innovation awards with his Woven Bird graduate collection. Mark, a 2011 graduate of the Fashion Design …

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Student Break | Yael Reshef | After ParTEA | April 2.12

After ParTEA. Such a brilliant tittle for a beautiful collection! Yael Reshef, a 2011 graduate of the Fashion Design Department at Shenkar College flew under my radar but luckily I found her. Yael began her journey with the English afternoon tea ceremony and the blue glazed porcelain tableware that is identified with it. …

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Student Break | Efrat Goldstien | Little Women | November 30.11

During her first three years in school, Efrat Goldstien used only black and white… Who would have known that this girl will have the most vibrant collection of them all?! Efrat’s project deals with her criticism against the women of the fifties and their role at home. By humor and exaggeration she tried …

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Student Break | Chen Bar Kalifa | Lost in Translation | November 28.11

Natural disasters. We don’t have too many around here but last year the disruptive fire that killed most of the Carmel Forest was one of those moments you can’t leave behind… Most of Chen Bar Kalifa’s childhood memories vanished with this fire and suddenly his colorful memories transformed into a sad world of …

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Student Break | Lenny Uzan | R for Red | November 27.11

In “Captive”, Lenny Uzan’s graduation project, there is a dialog between two artists. First, the Palestinian Mona Hatoum, who exposes in her work the experience of displacement, detachment and wandering, while raising questions about freedom and political borders. By her side the Israeli Erez Israeli, who copes with bereavement, death, memorial, forgetfulness and …

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Student Break | Hila Martuzana | The Rhythm of Paper |

The cycle of nature and the transition between seasons are the inspiration behind Hila Martuzana’s collection. Changes in climate, motion, rhythm, smells and feelings, all of which are the focal point in this white parade. I can go on and on about the logistics and inspiration behind it all but the fact of …

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Student Break | Tami Eshed | Geometrics. The Straight Way | October 25.11

The world definitely needs a lot more geometric rings! Don’t you agree? After seeing Tami Eshed’s graduation project and her set of rings I know someone has heard my prayers ;) I guess all that is left to do is try them in person, better sooner than later. You should visit Tami’s geometric …

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Student Break | Zofnat Ozeri | Under The Sea | October 20.11

I’ve been meaning to write about Zofnat Ozeri’s intriguing creatures for a while but… nature has its course. She just gave birth to her little baby and I had to anxiously wait. Zofnat’s graduation project at the Textile Design Department of Shenkar College of Engineering and Design is one of those projects that …

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