2012 Graduates
 

Student Break | Yael Tandler | Baked Concrete | November 18.12

There is something quite interesting about the way Yael Tandler treats concrete as everyday dough. I mean, it’s obvious that you can knead it, but wanting to create unique objects while leaving the outcome to the force of gravity is not an easy decision for the common designer. For Yael it’s “a story …

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Student Break | Hadar Glick | And Then They Where Six (Vases) | October 15.12

A loss is always a loss. Hadar Glick designed a series of six vases, each deals with the emotions that revolves around memory and loss. “In contrast to flowers, which wither and fade away with time, the vases are constant and serve as an eternal testimony of our memories.” Hadar’s goal was to …

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Student Break | Alan Zarczynski | A Wooden Jurassic Park | October 8.12

Boy do I miss playing with dolls! I mean, I know I can, but it would be super weird… In Alan Zarczynski’s Vertebratoys “the wooden vertebrae simulate the volume and attributes of the animal, while the rope simulates the properties of the muscles and joints that support the animal. Their connection provides the …

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Student Break | Zohar Winer | Color Me Pretty | October 4.12

From time to time we all need a colorful and whimsical break… With the weekned and yet another holiday here in the holy land, it feels like Zohar Winer’s graduation project is the right fit. Zohar illustrated a fashion catalog that explores the boundaries of the illustration and fashion worlds. The dreamy colors …

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Student Break | Mulika Nir | The Circus has Arrived! | September 30.12

Mulika Nir and her Precious Little graduation project, is one of my greatest surprises from the 2012 graduation projects of the Jewelry Design Department at the Shenkar College. When you mix massive accessories with bright colors and a playful touch, you get unlimited possibilities. Mulika’s journey began with the circus but it seems …

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One On One Break | Liron Lavi Turkenich | More Than Words | September 27.12

It’s no secret that I have a thing for typography, in fact in my graduation project I designed Identity, a font built out of Hebrew and Arabic type faces in order to create one cohesive language. But, enought about me, Liron Lavi, a graduate of the Shenkar College, had the same idea in …

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Student Break | Shira Galon | Blue Horizon | September 11.12

I don’t understand much about fashion but if there is something I can appreciate is the mad talent these young designers hold within them! Shira Galon and her “Flat Nature” collection, was and still is one of those designers, who made me miss a beat. She wanted to explore the dialogue between form, …

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Student Break | Tomer Botner | Community Knife | September 4.12

Now this is something I didn’t think I’d ever write about, I mean what do I have in common with knives, other than slicing my watermelon? Tomer Botner, a fresh industrial designer out of the Shenkar College, decided to create his own version of a community knife. He collaborated with 17 different craftsmen, …

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Student Break | Natalie Walker | Textile Talk | August 23.12

At first, it wasn’t easy to look at Natalie Walker’s “Me as a Line” textiles. There was something disturbing and dark that scared me, but once I conquered my fear, I was mesmerized by the beautiful prints and colors. Natalie began her process by trying to imitate organic materials such as wood and …

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