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Ori Elisar

Designer in Jerusalem Israel

Ori is A Jerusalem based designer. He graduated from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem from the Visual Communication department; and has also studied Hebrew Linguistics and Archeology at Ben-Gurion University in the Negev. His Living Language project have just recently received a Certificate of Typographic Excellence from the Type Directors club in New-York.

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Petri Dish Typography

BY ORI ELISAR
@ VOL 133 ON FEB 24, 2016

“If I have one motto, it’s that you should probably try to work with unusual materials and unorthodox methods.”

In Petri Dish Typography from PechaKucha Night Tokyo’s 133rd volume, Jerusalem-based designer Ori Elisar’s presents on his award-winning Living Language project. Dealing with the evolution of the Hebrew language and letter, Ori uses scientific procedures and a live organism – the Paenibacillus vortex bacteria– as his medium. Ori will show us how biological fabrication technologies can interact with the design world.

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PAST VOL 133

Tokyo @ SuperDeluxe
Feb 24, 2016