The Israel Community of Designers is a non-profit organization established in 2005 to represent Israel's professional designers. Its primary objectives are to: provide a voice for Israel's community of professional designers; promote understanding of design and the design process; promote "good" design and design excellence.
The ICD has established collaborative relations with the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Foreign Ministry, the Israel Export Institute, the Association of Manufacturers and numerous additional public and private entities. The ICD represents Israel in the international design organizations, Icograda and IDA.
The Israel Community of Designers established the Designed In Israel series of events in order to promote understanding of the design process. The events include exhibitions, conferences and the publication of an annual catalog.
In 2008 and 2009, a traveling exhibition including works from the Designed In Israel exhibitions was successfully presented in Hong Kong and Guangzhou. The events were organized with the support of the Israel Export Institute and the Israeli Foreign Ministry.
2010 Designed In Israel month includes the Designed In Israel 3 exhibition, the Designers of the Future 3 exhibition and a series of Design Sunday lectures in Tel Aviv Port, a series of design conferences at the Holon Design Museum, the publication of the annual catalog and additional events.
Current officeholders of the ICD - 2010-2011:
Mr. David Grossman - President
Mr. Arie Berliner - Vice President, Chairman of Graphic Designers
Mr. Alon Even-Paz - Vice President, Chairman of Industrial Designers
Ms. Dalya Israeli - Vice President, Chairman of Jewelry Designers
Mr. Yaki Molcho - Treasurer
Ms. Anat Bachar-Weiden - Management Committee Member (Graphic Design)
Ms. Dorit Berlin - Management Committee Member (Graphic Design)
Mr. Doron Goldberg - Management Committee Member (Graphic Design)
Ms. Mina Portnov Mishan - Management Committee Member (Graphic Design)
Ms. Racheli Chaba-Sharfstein - Management Committee Member (Industrial Design)
Mr. Miki Librus - Management Committee Member (Industrial Design)
Mr. Gideon Dotan - Management Committee Member (Industrial Design)
Ms. Helena Soroka-Edelstein - Management Committee Member (Jewelry Design)
Ms. Hadas Levin - Management Committee Member (Jewelry Design)
Ms. Avital Scharf - Director of the "Designed In Israel" events
Ms. Galit Meushar - Secretary of The Israel Community of Designers
Ms. Meirav Kariv - Secretary of The Israel Community of Designers
The Israel Community of Designers
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Herzeliya 46231 Israel
Tel: +972 (0)52 6550607
Fax: +972 (0)3 6810246