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Michal Sahar

Product & Object Design

Graphic designer, type designer and senior lecturer Michal Sahar, born in 1970 in Israel, is a graduate of the Visual Communication department at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design. She owns an independent design studio, founded in 2011, specializing in artist books, catalogs and complex texts, exhibition design, branding and corporate identity design, and wayfinding systems for museums, education and cultural institutions.

Formerly a graphic designer at “7 Days” (the weekend edition of Israel’s most popular newspaper) and cofounder of Hagilda Type Fouundry, a cooperative of independent Hebrew type designers, Sahar is also a senior lecturer at Bezalel. Among her prominent works: “The Jubilee Haggadah: Proclaim liberty throughout the land for all its inhabitants” (Haaretz, 2017), graphic design for the exhibition “A Brief History of Humankind” (Israel Museum, 2015), and rebranding and redesign of the museum logo for the Tel Aviv Museum of Art (since 2012). Some of the fonts she designed are Alef (2012), Suez (2015), and Secular (2016).
Sahar was nominated for the 2022 Edmond de Rothschild Design Award for Senior Visual Communication Designers.
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