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New appointment at HIT's Industrial Design Department

Designer LUKA OR was appointed head of the Industrial Design department at HIT's Faculty of Design.
Or will replace Prof. David Raved, who was recently appointed head of the Master's Program in Integrated Design (M.Design).
Luka Or (1975) is a graduate of the Industrial Design Department at HIT (2003) and has been a lecturer there for the past 10 years. Beside his academic work, Or has an independent design studio that specializes in toys, consumer products, interactive and concept products. Previously he had led complex projects in the fields of product design and user interface for leading start-up companies such as MODU and Sandisk HE had presented in many exhibitions in Israel and abroad: at the Triennale in Milan, The Design Museum Holon and The Erez Isarel Museum Tel Aviv.
Prof. Dana Arieli, Dean of the Faculty of Design: "Choosing Mr. Or as head of the industrial Design Department, seems the natural continuity of the department's great achievements during the past few years. Luka is an exceptionally talented young designer, who will surely lead the department towards further achievements in Israel and abroad. After 6 years under the leadership of Dudi Raved's, who had contributed immensely to the department, I'm very pleased to see Luka take the lead and look forward to working with him and wish him best of luck".
Luka Or:" I intend to continue to strengthen and further establish the hard core of professional Industrial Design. Yet, I intend to bring in entrepreneurship, Multidisciplinarity and activism that will reflect the dynamic changes that take place in the design world today".