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

ITP, NYU Research Fellow, 
Design specialist, 2020-2022
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

Print Design
> Bodies and Borders 
> A MEMO FOR 2061
The bridge is Dead
> 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

Size A3 (folded into A5) / Two-Sided