For as long as Jossef Krispel can remember, he’s been a painter—and an accomplished one at that. The Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design graduate (and long-time lecturer) thinks of paint as an ‘actor’, applying it to different surfaces to belie notions of truth, perception, deception and facades.
Tel Aviv-based choreographers Yossi Berg and Oded Graf began collaborating in 2005. In the past decade, they’ve garnered a reputation for boundary-pushing work that is highly physical, poignant and clever—critically responding to the “social and political realities of contemporary life.”
What do you get when you combine stellar design with the desire to be entrenched in a culture of social good? You get the Iota Project—a pioneering, creatively conscious textile company with a mission to design ‘beautiful handmade furniture and objects while creating jobs for unemployed women.’