'Connective Tissue' exhibition at the Paradigma Gallery, Tel Aviv. Foreground: 'Zaza' chair by Omri Bar Ze'ev. Middle ground: 'Boscaiolo' side tables by Ron Calabresi (left) and 'Rope Stool' by Yoav Reches (right). Background: 'Axum' and 'Lalibella' stools by David Keller
A new exhibition called ‘Connective Tissue’, which explores the notions of joining and linking in the work of young Israeli designers – both in literal and theoretical terms – has opened at the recently established Paradigma design gallery in Tel Aviv.
'Axum' and 'Labibella' stools by David Keller
Young Israeli designer David Keller has designed a pair of stools called ‘Axum’ and ‘Lalibella’ that are inspired by the Ethiopian cultural influences present in multi-ethnic Israel.
Detail of the Design Museum Holon, designed by Ron Arad; photo Yael Pincus
The completion of Ron Arad’s small-scale masterpiece that is Israel’s new Design Museum Holon signals a kind of design coming-of-age for the country. With its current design scene set to grow even further, Architonic talks to a number of established and emerging Israeli designers, curators and educators about the significance of Israeli design and where it’s heading…