Roee Magdassi is a product designer living and working in Tel Aviv, a Mediterranean city characterized by European and middle eastern influences.
Similarly, the designer’s works are inspired by a variety of traditions, giving him a unique approach that includes elements of contemporary art and minimalist architecture.
Roee’s designs are characterized by simple, geometric forms and bold, graphic shapes.
He is interested in exploring the relationship between people and the objects surrounding them during casual everyday moments.
He aims to create practical designs that have strong, personal character, desirable and fun. Products that make you smile.
Graduated cum laude from the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design.
Awards and Mentions:
2021 Edmond de Rothschild Foundation, Finalist for Emerging Designer
2021 LAMP x Design Milk WINNER for Billy
2019 German Design Awards WINNER for Edge
2019 iF Awards WINNER for Presto, Designed in TENA studio
2018 Shortlisted, ein&zwnzig contest, German design council, Sandbox
2017 Pure Talents contest, IMM Cologne, Finalist for Edge
2016 Unique Youngstar, Spoga Gafa Cologne,Finalist for Edge
2016 2nd place prize of Northern Lighting Design Awards 2016 for Nor
2015 Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Graduated Cum Laude
2015 Wallpaper* Graduate Directory 2015- upcoming design talents
2013 Unique Youngstar, Spoga Gafa Cologne, Audience award Prize for Stakes
2022 June Salone Satellite, Salone del Mobile, Milan
2022 June Edmond de Rothschild Foundation, Finalist Exhibition, Ramt-Gan
2018 December Shibush, Vitrina Gallery, Holon
2017 June Life Sciences, Jerusalem design week, Jerusalem
2017 January Pure Talents contest 2017, IMM Cologne
2016 July The Joinery Bible, Vitrina Gallery, Holon
2016 September Unique Youngstar 2016 exhibition, Spoga Gafa fair, Cologne
2016 April Ot Haitzuv Upcoming Designers, Culture Palace, Tel-Aviv
2016 March Game of chairs, Wiso Gallery, Haifa
2015 April Meet My Project,Brera, Milan
2014 October Beit Gidul Gallery, Jerusalem
2014 April LucaCurciArchitects gallery, Bari
2013 September Unique Youngstar 2013 exhibition, "Spoga Gafa" fair, Cologne
2013 February Sandbox exhibition, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2012 December Lublinsky company gallery, Tel-Aviv
To date, projects and interviews have appeared in various publications including Wallpaper*, Elle Decor, AD Russia, Wired, Gizmodo, Designboom, Dezeen, Design Milk, Interior Design, Mocoloco, Yellowtrace, Whonrevue, MD, Domus, Designzoom, AD Espania, Itsliquid, Portfolio, Nisha, Xnet, Gizmag, 10TV, Art4D and more.