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Interview | Swift Textiles | Mixing Modern and Tradition Creates Magic | July 15.14

It’s no secret that Textile has been one of my greatest discoveries since starting my DesignBreak journey almost five years ago… Back than I knew nothing about it, but little by little I discovered so many young talented designers, who make this tiny Israeli scene much more exciting let alone beautiful and vibrant. Michal Fierstein …

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Shopping Break | Ink Garden | July 11.14

When I heard that Julia Kostreva will be collaborating with Need Supply and creating for them a limited addition of artworks, it made me super happy. After all, I’m such a big fan of hers. Julia uses her mad graphic skills in the most unique and distinct way. While working on her graphic projects, her …

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World Break | Minka Inhouse | Chilean Soul | June 26.14

Fran Aldea, the heart and brains behind Minka Inhouse, had only one wish when she started her crafty journey in her home town Santiago, Chile. Her wish was to find a way to celebrate local craftsmanship that comes from the heart. First she quit her day job, then she started searching for talented local craftsmen …

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Dafi Reis Doron | Foam Games | June 20.14

I’ve been following Dafi Reis Doron’s footsteps ever since I bumped into her creations, during her Royal College of Art days back in 2012. Back then, she introduced to the world her first 75% Control project. In her 75% Controlled process, Dafi transforms traditional cushion material, polyurethane foam, into a fabric-like upholstered surface. “The foam …

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Nir Meiri for REDESIGN[D] | Turning Ancient Cities Into Layered Objects | May 15.14

A while back I wrote about REDESIGN[D]. An on going collaboration between Redesign Magazine and young Israeli designers. First was Naama Hofman and her lighting object and now it’s Nir Meiri’s turn to be REDESIGN[D]. Nir is a designer who isn’t intimidated by hard work (his Marine Light and Desert Storm Light are just two …

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