Dana Elkis

Typography-oriented designer specializing in creating design systems, interactive web, and experience design. Drawn to design that has relevance, longevity, and purpose. Trained as a graphic designer at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem [2015]. She is a recent ITP—NYU (Interactive telecommunications program) graduate and a current research resident.

Dana was born and raised in Haifa, is currently based in Brooklyn, NY.

Senior Designer, 2020 - Current
DSI - Design System International

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ITP, NYU Research Fellow, 
Design specialist, 2020-2022
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Fresh grad of 2020 by AIGA, NY



About Me

Web Design
>The Bureau of Push Notifications
> 873 Civil Defense Sirens
Adjacent - Issue 07
Adjacent - Issue 06
Adjacent - Issue 05

Interaction Design
Typographic Dynamics
> Posture Torture
> Reflective Landscapes
> Walking Garden
> Creative block
> Interface
> Flashlight

Motion Design
> Tel Aviv Musueum of Art logo
> DADA GALA Logo

Print Design
Beginnings
> Bodies and Borders 
> A MEMO FOR 2061
The bridge is Dead
Crosswords
> Dan Arav
> Alchemy of Words
> pharynx
> SubSahara
> Plato
> SubSahara 2
> Shevet Afik
> Utopian Loops
> 50 Years for Israeli Television
> Computer Mouse Confrence
> The Coding Lab
> Ophir Awards 2017
> Bambina


South of the Sahara:
Accelerated Urbanism in Africa


Role Graphic Designer
For Studio Michal Sahar
Date April 2017 
Type Print Design
Visual identity for the Sub-Saharan Africa exhibition.  This region, containing a multitude of nations, cultures, and geographic expanses, is gripped between preserving communal traditions and accelerating economic liberalism. A massive Chinese presence translated into developing infrastructures and new cities. African store signs created mainly by brushes on a variety of surfaces. Intense colors capture the passerby's attention. The blazing African sun also influenced theexhibition design. The design included: a new bilingual font inspired b amateur local lettering; a poster-like invitation; entry title and work

Text Booklet 42 Pages / 13x18 CM /  Image Booklet 24 Pages / 10x16 CM
Digital Printing A.R print house, Tel Aviv Binding Booklet