2010-Current MA/PhD Graduate Program. Science, Technology & Society
multidisciplinary program at Bar-Ilan University.
1998-2002 B.Tech, Industrial Design, and Teaching Diploma, Holon Institute of Technology / Tel-Aviv University.
2007- Current Head of Product Design, design department, Kibbutzim College of Education.
ACADEMIC TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2008-Current Final projects management and advisory, Design department, Kibbutzim College of Education.
2007-Current "Design alters Reality" multi disciplinary 3rd year course, Design department, Kibbutzim College of Education.
2004 - Current “CAD design for Ceramics students”, Glass and Ceramics Department, “Bezalel” Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem.
2006 - Current “Foundations in visual literacy”, Glass and Ceramics department, “Bezalel” Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem.
2003-2007 Design courses, Design department, Kibbutzim College of Education.
2004-2006 Foundation year, “principals of design” course, Holon institute of technology.
2002-2004 Various CAD courses, industrial desgin department, Holon institute of technology.
2000-2002 “Solid-works CAD” , design department, Kibbutzim College of Education.
2000-2002 “New-media design”, Art department, Holon institute of technology.
Design projects, national and international.
2011 Exhebition design, Mishkenot, Berenbaum Group, Macedonia Holocaust Museum, Macedonia, Greece.
2006-2011 Operating room control units Mazor Robotics, interface design.
2005-2009 Lab equipment, Quantomix,
2006 Giveaway toy, Design and Production, Straus Group Ltd. Israel.
2006 Design and production of the "Bible Valley" hall at the Jerusalem book fair Israeli Foreign Office.
2005 User interface, exhibition displays Visionix.
2004 Bathroom cabinets, Majestic Gemstones Ltd.
2004 Giveaways - design and production, Faza productions,
2003 Versatile computer workstation Finish Ltd.
1999-2002 Design and development of a light aerial photography system. Tailor Made Systems, head of R&D.
1998-1999 Information Design, signage and directions systems, Archigraphia Studio,
1994-1997 Computer games design, interaction design, 3d designer, Interact Multimedia,
1. Design and society.
2. Data visualization.
3. Design thinking.
3. Cradle to cradle design.
4. History of ideas and objects.
DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
2008 Re-structuring the product design course curriculum, Design department, Kibbutzim College of Education
2006 CAD for Ceramic Students, Glass and ceramics department, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem
OTHER ACADENIC ACTIVITIES
2007-current member of the Design department Teaching Committee, Design department, Kibbutzim College of Education
PUBLIC PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
2011 - 2013 Advisor - "college for all", Israeli non profit organization that operates unique educational centers throughout Israel's economically distressed areas, for children who possess potential for individual and academic excellence.
2013 Academic Excellence Award in Memory of A. Goldman
2006 Reporters selection, "rihutim" exhibition (group work - UMAMY)
2005 Design medal-"Ot haitzuv" (group work - UMAMY)
2003 Elected as "ten most promising young designers" - wallpaper* magazine (UMAMY)
CONFERENCES AND INVITED LECTURES
2011 "group production" on working as part of the design group "UMAMY", Holon Design Museum, Israel.
2011 "second to arrive is a rotten tomato", on innovation and the meaning of innovation, design conference, Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel.
2010 "Only polaks will want less", on Redundancy and Design, design conference, interiors design department, Holon Institute of Technology, Israel.
2010 "the world is in fact, flat" on changes in the design economy field design conference, Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel.
2009 3d printing and it's effects, MA program, Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel.
2009 Israeli design, global market" on the work of UMAMY, lecture at the industrial design department seminar, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel.
1997 IDEM (international design education meeting) - international student design conference, Koln, Germany.
PARTICIPATION IN ORGANIZING CONFERENCES
2011 "Maase yahid, maashe rabim" - design conference, Kibbutzim College of Education
2010 "Design added value" - design conference, Kibbutzim College of Education
1999 IDEM (international design education meeting) - international student design conference, Mitzpe Ramon, Israel
EXHIBITIONS: International and National
2011 "Promise design", Milan, Paris - group exhibition
2011 "The new old". Holon Design Museum - group exhibition
2011 the sixth biennale for Israeli Ceramic - group exhibition
2010 "Grey Area" - experiment in concrete, hamishkan gallery, Holon
2010 "judaica", "the farm" gallery, Holon - group exhibition.
2010 "From Mediterranean Traditional to Contemporary Design" 14 Leading Israeli designers in a group exhibition, Toronto, Canada.
2009 "ASA 25" Leading Israeli designers, Marseille, France ,group exhibition
2009 "Israeli Design – Design by order", Hong Kong, Beijing. group exhibition,
2009 "LG Five" one of five exhibitors for LG company at the Jaffa port.
2009 "Drought tail" The Hava gallery, a group exhibition.
2009 "From traditional to Innovative" The Israel Trade Fairs Center, a group exhibition
2008 "Israeli design - designed by order" , Hong Kong, Beijing - group exhibition
2007 "Just born" , "the farm" gallery, Holon
2006 "Dream makers", Israel museum, Jerusalem - group exhibition.
2005 "All for 2$", Central bus station, Tel Aviv. - group exhibition.
"Promise design" - Israeli design, Milan, Berlin, - group exhibition.
2004 "Ma yihiye?" Soho Center, Tel-Aviv - group exhibition.
2003 Furniture & accessories collection, Milan furniture show BenchArt, Tel aviv - group project.
2002 "form and formation" - Furniture & accessories collection, Milan furniture show.
2002 "chairs", ID Design, Tel-Aviv - group exhibition
2002 "Israeli design", Prague, Riga - group exhibition
2002 "Israeli design", Abitare il Tempo, Verona, Italy, - group exhibition.
2001 "essence", furniture & accessories collection ,Milan furniture show
2001 "rihutim" ,Tel Aviv fairgrounds, Tel Aviv.
2001 "itzuvim" ,Tel Aviv fairgrounds, Tel Aviv.
2001 "theatrical design", kastra, Haifa. - group exhibition
2001 "Israeli design", Abitare il Tempo, Verona, Italy, - group exhibition
2000 "Umamy design group", Ascola Gallery, Tel aviv.
2000 "the secret life of products" , furniture & accessories collection ,Milan furniture show.
PROFESSIONAL WORK RECOGNITION
the work of UMAMY has been widely recognized by all major design magazines, including a cover story in ID Magazine, a major article in Carnet magazine and many citations in other leading magazines such as: Newsweek, Los Angeles Times, Wallpaper*, Interni, Frame, Blue Print, Ideal Heim, Box, Casamica, Pig Magazine, Design Village, Elle Deco, Cosmopolitan, H.O.M.E., 4 Rooms, FX, Otagon, House Beautiful ,Haaretz ,7 days (Yediot Aharonot) , Business(maariv), Musa Magazine, Yediot Kalkala, Zmanim Moderni'im, Atrium, At, Binyan ve Diyur, 42 Degrees and more