…in Toronto. The most formative experience for me was undoubtedly given to me at summer camp, Camp Shomria, in east Ontario. These are some of the most important people in my life:
It was there that I got my first my first opportunity to design games, write plays, organize events, and to teach. From then on informal education has been a dominant theme in my life. Separately, but not unrelated, I always wanted to be an inventor. I independently came up with the flying car before I was even 12. Some say I peaked early.
Since I left Toronto after high school, I’ve lived in Ottawa, Tel Aviv, and now New York, studying Industrial Design and Liberal Arts, as well as working at a design firm in Israel, and a number of educational institutions in NYC. Here are some of the annoying 12 year olds I taught:
I’ve done a lot of traveling, and that’s been a major source of inspiration for me. The picture at the top is from my recent trip to France and the three below are inspiring details I captured in Berlin, Beijing, and Granada.
My product design portfolio is available through coroflot, but there is nothing there from after 2010.