Nitzan Cohen, Germany (*1973)
Studied applied art at Avni Art Academy in Tel Aviv (1995-6)
Holds a bachelors degree in industrial design from the Design Academy in Eindhoven Holland (1997-2002)
Worked as a set designer and art director for various Israeli television channels. Took part in several international design projects (‘Design Solidario' in Sao-Paulo,‘Design Lab Siemens mobile', 'Ispo-vision' in Munich, ‘Dream Makers' at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem)
Participated in group exhibitions in Recife, Sao Paulo -Brazil;
Jerusalem -Israel; Eindhoven -Holland; Munich, Cologne -Germany
Between 2002-2007, worked as a designer and a project leader at Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design in Munich and as of autumn 2007 running his own design studio in Munich, Germany.
Currently working on a wide range of commissions from industrial products and furniture through exhibition design to interiors and public spaces
-Among the recently completed and current projects are:
He-Said / She-Said -A range of solid Wood furniture for Mattiazzi srl
nan-15 -A shelving system for Nanoo
1 As 15 -A range of future products for the Israel Museum, Jerusalem
He-Said / She-Said -For Mattiazzi srl, Stockholm, Feb.'09
Installation at the ‘Stockholm Furniture Fair 2009'
BREE+ by Ayzit Bostan -For Bree Collection GmbH, Berlin, Jan.'09
Installation at the ‘Berlin Fashion Week 2009'
Roeckl Restaurant, Munich, Completed Sep.'08
-A social project integrating a bio restaurant and bar
‘The knights of the round table' For Rosenthal AG, Frankfurt, Jul.'08
-Installation at the ‘Design Annual 08'
SAF Restaurant & bar, Munich, Completed Dec.'07
-Vegan and raw food restaurant and a bio cocktail bar
SAF_Deli, Munich, Completed Dec.'07
-vegan day bar and a bio/lifestyle store
Zerwirk Deli, Munich, Completed Aug.'06
-A bio café and supermarket
-A guest professor at the insudtrial design dept. at the AKA in stuttgart (Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart)
2 questions to Nitzan Cohen
Among other things, in Milan Mattiazzi presented a chair designed by Nitzan Cohen along with a matching coffeehouse table. The entire collection on offer by the company, which specializes in processing wood, is on show at Hall 20, booth F06.› To the article
The evening, the chairs, their designers and their music videos
Konstantin Grcic listens to Elvis, the Bouroullecs to Björk, Sam Hecht grew up listening to Depeche Mode, and Nitzan Cohen, as a music video, would be a mix of Chris Cunningham, Björk and El Gincho. In Milan, a fine exhibition not only displayed new chairs but also revealed the musical preferences of their designers.› To the article
Come to table
Be it outside in the balmy summer air under the large "table" outside the Schirn, or inside enjoying a coffee at one of the small tables with the latest chair designs by Nitzan Cohen and Stefan Diez, or even at the terrazzo bar, or having a meal in a large group, like knights - at the large round table beneath the massive canopy. "Table" offers it all.› To the article