Yehuda Hofshi | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Yehuda Hofshi

Studied in the Graphic Design Department at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem between 1986-1990. After graduation, began working at David Tartakover’s studio, designing the signage system at the Suzan Dallal Center in Tel Aviv and a relief at the arrivals hall in Ben Gurion Airport, Terminal 2 and more. Later accepted as a major designer at Phillipe Bulakia’s branding studio. Managed the design of branding and packaging design of prominent brands in Israel. In 1998 became a lecturer at Bezalel and opened his independent studio the same year. Among the studio’s clients: Yediot-Sfraim Publishing, The Israel Democracy Institute, Bez-Zvi Institute, Spielman Photography Center and more. As a freelance designed books, guides and informational signage system for six shared heritage sites in Jordan, the Palestinian Authority and Israel, declared by UNESCO. Designed the book: “A Promise of Peace: The Jordan River Peace Park” that was granted to the king of Jordan, Hussain. Commissioned by Niv Kasher’s studio as a typographic counselor for the way-finding signage system in the renovated Culture-Hall in Tel Aviv. Designed catalogues for artist as: Roni Ben-Ari, Mosh Kashi, Yael Atzmoni, Faride Golbahar and more. Curated the graduate’s exhibition of the Graphic Design Department at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in 2008, and designed catalogue of works for the Glass and Ceramic design Department at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design For the academy’s centenary. From 2012 researches the well-established Hebrew letter designer Zvi Narkiss, expected to be publishes during 2021 as a book.

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