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Israelis@MilanDesignWeek | d-Vision | Design with Unseen Waves | April 15.11

Last year it was the On-Off exhibition but this year it’s all about Ultra Gamma. d-Vision teamed up with the Bezalel’s M.Des program for a bigger, brighter and colorful installation, which Ezri Tarazi and the young designers put together. The concept behind it all is that “fifty years from now, waves will be …

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Israelis@MilanDesignWeek | Shir Atar | Animated Stools | April 14.11

Shir Atar’s Elevation Stools are being exhibited simultaneously at the Post Fossil exhibition in the Design Museum Holon and at the Promise Design 2001 during Milan Design Week. I’m pretty sure he is a happy man at the moment. “Elevation, is a family of stools made from recycled, non-woven yarns. Inspired by country …

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Israelis@MilanDesignWeek | Mika Barr | Dying Hard | April 13.11

Patience, I guess is the word for me, defines Mika Barr’s origami-like fabrics. I don’t know a lot of people who can dye, print, fold and breath all at the same time! Well, if I were to study at the Textile Design Department at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, I guess …

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Israelis@MilanDesignWeek | Jaim Telias | Playing With Leaves |

When you take a close look at Jaim Telias’s Alè, you can get lost in all the lights and shadows. It feels like staring at a bright maze. “Alè is a lamp composed of bi-dimensional modules inspired by the tree leaves. Bending creates 3D petals which generates an infinity of different forms while …

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Israelis@MilanDesignWeek | Amiram Biton | A Drop Of Water | April 12.11

I first stumbled upon Amiram Biton’s drop dead gorgeous vase a while back during one of my regular visits to DesignMilk. I’m thrilled to have the chance to announce it as one of my favorite vases e-v-e-r! Such a brilliant idea and straight to the point execution. Drops of water have never been …

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Israelis@MilanDesignWeek | Hagit Pincovici | Folding Chairs |

I have a feeling that Hagit and I studied at the same high school back in the day… but let’s leave it for another post;) – “Hagit Pincovici’s Alma Chair explores the relation between transparency and opacity and the harmony between Satin Ice Plexiglas and wood.” I must admit that I love the …

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Israelis@MilanDesignWeek | DAG DesignLab | Imaginary friends | April 11.11

Tal Mor and Shlomi Azulay have done it again! Their rock a like salt & pepper shakers made me fall in love with their work before and now their new Fixie Lamps are in a whole new level of cuteness! It looks like little reptile creatures having a fun dialog with each other …

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Israelis@MilanDesignWeek | Here We Go… |

Lets kick off our design week extravaganza here at DesignBreak. Each day I will post about a couple of my own favorite Israeli designers that you can visit, this week, at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and all over Milan. BTW, the Promisedesign 2011 curatored by Ely Rozenberg and Professor Vanni Pasca is …

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d-Vision | On-Off exhibition | The Sky Is The Limit | April 26.10

d-Vision is a friendly environment for all those fresh industrial design graduates. For their 2010 Salone Satellite show, in the Milan design week, they showed a collection which explores various applications of LED lighting and pushes it towards surprising limits. I have to say that I’m loving this Olla lamp! I’ve loved balloons …

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