Department of Industrial Design
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Shanit Adam / Designer
Graduated from Bezalel Academy (Jewelry and Fashion department), and the Royal College of Art (Fashion department), specializing in footwear and accessories. Studied professional practices at London's Cordwainers LCF College.
In Her Designer/Maker Studio she creates as an independent brand, based on the principles of slow design, manufacturing locally long-lasting products. Co-founder of the Jerusalem Design Cooperative, a studio and home for a group of designers from various fields, working to promote initiatives and projects in the field of design in the city. Teaches in the Department of Industrial Design at the Bezalel Academy, lives in Jerusalem with her partner and two daughters.
Multidisciplinary designer, researcher and lecturer with an independent studio specializing in product design.
Lecturer in the Master’s program in Industrial Design, the Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design and the Bachelor's degree in Material Culture.
Maya graduated Cum Laude(M.des) in social design from Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands and (B.des) Industrial Design from Shankar.
As part of her studio, she works in and around product design for companies, industry, foundations, cultural institutions and ventures including the Hebrew University, the Wolf Foundation, and Keter Group. At the same time, she strives to develop personal research and collaborative work that explore how technology mechanisms like 3D scan and 3D printing transform contemporary cultural and social narratives and redefine our relationship with nature. In this context, her works have been exhibited in a variety of exhibitions, including "First Body. Second Nature" at the Israeli Art and Design Biennial at the Israel Museum 2020, "Extreme" at the Holon Design Museum 2020, "The Reservation" Jerusalem Design Week 2019, "Cloud Points" at the Manofim Festival 2019 and "Natural Technology" at Benyamini contemporary ceramics center 2018.
Amos Boaz is a specialist in industrial design and automotive design.
With more than 20 years of experience designing Products and Vehicles all over the world.
These days Amos is being busy doing projects dealing with the Future of transportation-new vehicle platforms, autonomous vehicles and electric vehicles.
Amos Boaz is the head of the design at Ree Automotoive and has presented the future car platform by REE in the 2019 Frankfurt motor show.
Amos Boaz Has also designed a unique suspension system for Hino motors future truck that was shown on 2019 Tokyo motor show
Amos is the owner of amosboaz industrial design studio based in Torino and Shoresh
In 2018 amos was designing the Mantis for Carmor, a military revolutionary vehicle,with a mid driver position, rear motor and monocoque body and futuristic design.the Mantis was presented on the 2018 Eurosatury show
Amos is designing for Musashi Ai an autonomous forklift and a robotic AI worker to take a part in the future factories
The Textron tiger- a combat vehicle that was designed by Amos Boaz was chosen to participate in the Jurassic world and Jee I Joe Retaliation movies.
Nitsan Debbi is a product designer and a lecturer at the Bezalel Academy for Art and Design. Through her design work she strives to integrate the past with the future including technology and cultural aspects of design. The theme of Nitsan’s work is based on the approach of observation and study of the present with the goal of forward looking.
Nitsan works at Naoto Fukasawa Design office based in Tokyo, practices in a variety of fields, such as electronic equipment, furniture and exhibition design. The firm advocates a simple, understated and accurate approach to objects, a poetic design that relates to small but significant moments of our daily life.
In 2011 Nitsan established Studio BET together with Liora Rosin. Studio BET found great pleasure in converting everyday wonders into matter and shape, by integrating old crafts and modern technology in the studio work.
Nitsan had completed a B.A. in Industrial Design in 2008 at the Holon Institute of Technology in Israel and a Masters Degree in Industrial Design in 2011 at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, Israel. She received a special award for her research studies at the 'Science of Design' department, Musashino art university, Tokyo.
Noam Dover (b. 1975) questions the traditional boundaries between design, crafts and production; addresses the cultural origins of materials and techniques; and creates objects that tell the story of their making.
Originating from industrial design, Noam’s work has shifted to hands-on craft, specialising in glass and ceramics. A keen open source technology maker and fascinated by craft history, Noam is looking for ways to create a synergy between traditional craft and digital fabrication. He sees his work as part of a chronology of craft knowledge, where today’s digital developments present new opportunities to the craft community, through open sourcing and an innovative approach. He is developing ceramic and glass 3D printers, tailored for a studio environment.
Received an MFA in Craft! Ceramics and Glass department, Konstfack University of Art, Craft and Design, Stockholm, Sweden. B.Des. in Industrial design from Bezalel.
He has exhibited worldwide, including Design/Miami, Milan’s design fair and London’s design festival. His work has won numerous prizes and is included in the collection of Holon Design Museum (IL) and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
Nina Farkache is an independent Design Research, Design Thinking and service design specialist with 20 years of professional experience in versatile fields and industries.
She leads and conducts design research/User research and trend research for product, service and strategy development, and helps companies align their products and services with users' needs & trends.
In addition she works with organizations and companies on implementing Design Thinking culture to reach innovation.
Nina brings industrial design expertise earned in the Netherlands, where she lived and worked over 10 years. During this time she was an independent designer and innovation consultant for leading companies such as Heineken, Fiat, Leo Burnett and Droog Design.
Inspired by her work at IDEO California, for the last 15 years Nina has focused on Human Centered Research and Design Thinking.
She is a lecturer of "Design Thinking" and "Design Research" at Master's Degree in Industrial Design in Bezalel, and at the M.Des design program at the Technion in the faculty of architecture and town planning.
Allegro AI, TytoCare, Aman Digital, Menora Mivtachim. Deliveroo, HP Indigo, Poenicia, Wix, Strauss Water, Kornit Digital, Tiny-Love, Nestle, Mazor Robotics
Product designer and lecturer in the Industrial Design department.
After graduating from the studies at Bezalel in 1994, founded “Monkey Business”- a design brand specializing in creating useful objects with a smile, acting as a pioneer in this category in Israel and abroad.
Lectures on design entrepreneurship at institutions and design events around the world.
Has received several design awards and prizes, awarded for excellence in teaching in 2019, and was 3 time European Kneeboard Surfing champion in the years 1989, 1991 & 1995
Dov Ganchrow (born 1970, USA) is a product designer and senior lecturer in the Industrial Design Department (B.Des. and M.Des. programs) from which he graduated with excellence in 1993.
His interests include all things fringe in both the human constructed and in the naturally occurring, alternative music, edged tools, martial arts and high altitude trekking. These also form the foundation of contemplation of the Anthropocene as well as our individual identity residing between nature and nurture.
Currently an independent designer, for over a decade and a half he worked together with prof. Ami Drach (1963-2012) on diverse design projects spanning the fields of medical, consumer, furniture, and museum exhibit design alongside the creation of more personal, experimental and conceptual works.
His works and joint studio creations have been shown extensively (e.g., MOMA - the Museum of Modern Art NY; MAD - the Museum of Art and Design NY; Pompidou Center Paris; the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt Design Museum NY; Red Dot Museum Essen; Bozar Center for Fine Arts Brussels) and are in private and museum collections (e.g., Pompidou Center Paris; MAD - Museum of Art and Design NY; the Jewish Museum NY; MUDAC Design Museum Switzerland; Israel Museum; Tel Aviv Museum of Art). These works are often characterized by intelligent use and manipulation of materials and technologies, the incorporation of readymades as well as humor.
Menashri is an outstanding graduate of the Industrial Design Department of Bezalel.
Boaz is a Lecturer at the Industrial Design and the Visual and Material Culture Departments of Bezalel. In addition, he one of the founders of the Bezalel postgraduate Incubator Program.
Boaz was presented with the “Dovrat” Award for Innovation in Design, and the Manufacturers Association Award for his great work and achievements.
Boaz specializes in teaching “wood technology” and development of mechanical – analog devices.
Lecturer, Automotive and Industrial designer, inventor and artist
Senior lecturer at the Industrial design department,
Founder of a studio specializing in design for vehicles, airframes and other products.
Academic studying includes mechanical engineering (Technion, Haifa), Automotive design, ACCD, Pa, CA and Industrial Design, Middlesex university, London,
In Israel, Avidor has been active in the design of mass transit rolling stock, buses, and coaches, consulting to train authorities and the automotive industry, design leader at various startup ventures, design for specialty vehicles and racing cars and painting.
Avidor’s work concerns research, innovation, process and product structuring and the exploration of aesthetic and functional parameters.
Avidor’s works have been awarded at the car design press and presented at car shows around the world. In addition his contribution was recognized by the cultural ministry award.
Designer-researcher and lecturer in various departments at Bezalel. A graduate of Mamram (IDF School for Computer Professions), a graduate of ITP at New York University and has extensive experience working in high-tech companies. Sarit works with digital technology as a raw material.