Bezalel
 

Tamara Efrat | Coding, The Embroidered Way | January 11.16

Instagram is a wonderful thing, especially when you live abroad and need your daily fix of Israeli inspiration. That’s where I stumbled upon Tamara Efrat’s mesmerizing Crafted Technology. Crafted Technology is a collaborated research project between Tamara, a M.Des graduate of the Industrial Design Department at the Bezalel Academy and Moran Mizrahi and Dr. Amit …

continue reading

in Fashion, Israeli Designers, Textile Design | Tags: , , | No comments
 

Student Break | Hadas Friedland Hayun | In The Beginning… | August 18.14

You guys, I’m super excited to begin sharing with you my annual graduate posts! 2014 has been one of those strange years in which nothing really went according to plan BUT… now that I have so many exciting and super special projects that I need to share with you, things look a lot better. Anyways, …

continue reading

in Illustration, Israeli Designers, Student Work | Tags: , , | No comments
 

Student Break | Amit Shimoni | Hipster Leaders | July 1.14

With 2014 graduation shows just around the corner, I couldn’t resist sharing with you Amit Shimoni’s graduate project out of the Visual Communications Department at the Bezalel Academy. A couple of months ago I bumped into his hilarious portrait series, “Hipster Leaders”, which represent a group of iconic leaders of Israel’s history as… yep, hipsters. …

continue reading

in Illustration, Israeli Designers, Student Work | Tags: , | 1 comments
 

Student Break | Nelli Lorch | Different Worlds. Different Us | January 6.14

In a Different World You Would Be A Different Person. That’s the tittle of Nelli Lorch’s 2013 graduation project at the Ceramic Design Department at the Bezalel Academy. When I saw the image of the glass reindeers, I knew that I have to find out what’s the story behind this magical and intriguing installation. While …

continue reading

in Art, Student Work | Tags: , , , | No comments
 

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 …

continue reading

in Ceramics, Industrial Design, Israeli Designers | Tags: , , | 4 comments
 

Student Break | Ruchoma Rubin | Emotional Games | August 6.13

Bobby. That’s the name Ruchoma Rubin decided to call her super lovable ceramic creature. Ruchoma, a 2013 graduate out of the Ceramic Design Department at the Bezalel Academy, developed a seemingly amorphous forms while attempting (and succeeding!) to create variations, that will allow the viewer to partake in this unspoken game of association. a game …

continue reading

in Ceramics, Israeli Designers, Student Work | Tags: , , | No comments
 

Student Break | Noam Tabenkin | Dr. Furniture | November 22.12

I’ve been meaning to write about Noam Tabenkin’s Furniture Hospital since 2010. Crazy but true… Who would have thought that two years can go by so quickly?! Anyways, there is no way two little years will stand between me and writing a post regarding this spot on concept… In her graduation project Noam …

continue reading

in Industrial Design, Israeli Designers, Student Work | Tags: , , | 2 comments
 

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 …

continue reading

in Industrial Design, Israeli Designers, Student Work | Tags: , , , | No comments
 

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 …

continue reading

in Industrial Design, Israeli Designers, Student Work | Tags: , , , , | 1 comments