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Issue #6
April - October 2012
Features
The Return from Milan 2012
Maya Dvash / May 09 2012

Returning from Milan is not always easy, and we are envious of anyone who manages to formulate their impressions, discover vogues, and share with such speed:

SALONE DEL MOBILE 2012: The Design Week That Was / Jacob Peres

One week, thousands of spectacles, hundreds of people, encounters - most of them fleeting. Once in a while one image pierces your eyes and makes you linger, just for a moment. You stand still and look.

One such moment occurred at the LIXIL exhibition at SuperStudio - Zona Tortona, by Japanese curator Kenya Hara:

Kenya Hara: Foam SPA for LIXIL | Milan 2012
Kenya Hara: Foam SPA for LIXIL, Milan 2012

Kenya Hara: Foam SPA for LIXIL | Milan 2012
Kenya Hara: Foam SPA for LIXIL, Milan 2012

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Another occurred at an exhibition by Israeli designer Ron Gilad at Dilmos Gallery.

Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos | Milan 2012
Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos, The Arch Overview, Milan 2012

Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos | Milan 2012
Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos, The Arch, Milan 2012

Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos | Milan 2012
Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos, The Circle, Milan 2012

Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos | Milan 2012
Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos, The Square, Milan 2012

Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos | Milan 2012
Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos, The Line, Milan 2012

And a third moment occurred at Spazio Rossana Orlandi with a bubble lamp by Front.

Surface Tension Lamp by FRONT for BOOO | Milan 2012
Surface Tension Lamp by FRONT for BOOO, Milan 2012

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Maya Dvash
As a member of the panel of judges that examined the different projects in the Asia Design Competition, Maya Dvash witnessed the almost unqualified admiration of the Israeli project.
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Light Installation
Maya Dvash
They won a highly regarded international award, they are represented by a prestigious gallery in Milan, they attracted considerable attention at the recent contemporary art fair Fresh Paint, and now they are showing at Design Museum Holon. Magenta Studio sums up the past year.
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My First Dragon
Michal Benzvi-Spiegel & Amnon Zilber
Leading up to the opening of the "Common Roots" exhibition in mid-November, we hosted young designer Alena Trafimava at the Museum with the support of the Polish Institute. During the exhibition the Education Department will be holding Flying Dragon (Smok Latajacy) workshops, an award-winning product designed by Trafimava. Just before she left to be photographed with her dragon in other countries, we held a short interview with her.
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