New Project: ‘Today’s Headlines’ Collage Series


Oded Ezer’s surprising new collage series mixes news headlines, ancient artefacts and everyday items. Done at his Tel Aviv studio during a period of 3 weeks only, this Instagram based project includes 30+ original pieces.   

New Project: Still Life Collage Series



New Project: Middle E Prints for the Letterspace Project


‘Middle E’ is a series of silk-screen printed works by Oded Ezer that show the ‘E’ letterform that has absorbed the spirit of the now beaten and murderous Middle East. Commissioned by the Letterspace Project and curated by Lucy Biggs, the project involves 26 designers (Among them Paula Scher, Tony Brook, Oded Ezer,…

New Project: West and East Poster for Typomania


A screen-printed piece created for Typomania 2018’s show, where contributors were asked to freely interpret the East-West theme. The exhibition will take place this June at the Moscow Museum.

New Project: Babylonian Posters


Ode To The Mediterranean Sea. Poster 98.5×68 cm, 2016. Part of the Babylon Project. Credits: Copyright © 2016 by Oded Ezer Concept and design: Oded Ezer, Shani Dvora Font: Kadim by Oded Ezer Client: Design Museum Holon Curators: Maya Dvash, Hadar Gorelnik

Lar Magazine Interviews Oded Ezer


Oded Ezer’s work is featured in the 25th issue of LARMAGAZINE. Ezer was also interviewed by Lar Magazine’s editor, Catalina Restrepo Leongomez as the magazine’s ‘special guest’. LARMAGAZINE is a “young, critical, and compromised magazine committed to demonstrate the new artistic projects that are currently emerging within the professional field of the contemporary…

New Project: Life/Death T-shirt for Escaping Refugees


Life/Death T-shirt for Escaping Refugees is a project of empathy for those people in Syria and other war zones around the world, who are forced to leave their homelands and cross the border in search for a safer place. Designed to send a message to policemen, soldiers and journalists on their way, Life/Death T-shirt…

New Project: Typographic Videos for the 2015 Liturgical Music Festival


The Liturgical Music Festival in Jerusalem is an annual, colourful event that focuses on the liturgical traditions of the Jewish people from all parts of the world.     For this year’s festival, typographer and graphic artist Oded Ezer has created typographic video clips, inspired by natural and organic forms. The…

New Project: We Are Family


‘We Are Family’ is an interactive, typographic-animated-gif installation that make use of fragments from found online political, brutal, pornographic and other videos to create a new kind of typographic visual language. It is one of four works created by Oded Ezer for his solo exhibition named Practical Particles, at Vitrina Gallery (Holon Institute of…

New Project: .˙. |: (aka Dot.Font)


.˙. |: (aka Dot.Font), is a futuristic, animated-gif typeface for the generation that doesn’t read. It’s letters are reduced to as little elements as possible, and it is meant to appear on screen (and disappear from it) as fast as possible. It is one of four works created by Oded Ezer…

New Project: Art Vs. Design

Detail (letter V) from “Art vs. Design”, an installation by Oded Ezer

‘Art Vs. Design‘ is a typographic installation that make use of certain elements from known artworks to form letters. It is one of four works created by Oded Ezer for his solo exhibition named Practical Particles, at Vitrina Gallery (Holon Institute of Technology). Practical Particles exhibition showcases typographic responses to current issues in culture and mass communication….

New Project: (Breaking) The Crystal Goblet

“Breaking the Crystal Goblet”, animated gif by Oded Ezer

(Breaking) The Crystal Goblet is a looped animated-gif by Oded Ezer, re-thinking Beatrice Warde’s famous essay, The Crystal Goblet. The essay was first delivered as a speech, called “Printing Should Be Invisible,” given to the British Typographers’ Guild at the St Bride Institute in London, on October 7, 1930. “The essay is notable historically as a call…

‘Oded Ezer – Practical Particles’ Exhibition Opened


Tel Aviv based graphic artist and typographer Oded Ezer reveals four new works in his solo exhibition, ‘Practical Particles’ (Vitrina Gallery of the Holon Institute of Technology). Practical Particles responds to what Ezer calls ‘the pornographic era’ and the inevitable realities of current mainstream communication, which include the spread of hard pornography,…

Oded Ezer to reveal four new typographic works in solo exhibition

Detail (letter R) from “We Are Family”, a typographic installation by Oded Ezer

Tel Aviv based graphic artist and typographer Oded Ezer will reveal four new works in his upcoming solo exhibition, ‘Practical Particles’ (Dec. 30 — Jan 28, 2015).     Practical Particles will premiere at Vitrina Gallery of the Holon Institute of Technology, from December 30. The four works – described by the…

Oded Ezer in StereoType exhibition at Boston Society of Architects


  StereoType is a groundbreaking exhibition that presents works by an array of 14 established and up-and-coming designers from the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, France, the United States, Israel, The Netherlands, Germany, and Australia. By exploring the opportunities at the intersection of technology and design, this new breed of artists…

“Memory Palace” typographic videos at MoMA’s “A Collection of Ideas”


Eight typographic video works, originally created by Oded Ezer for the multi-dimensional exhibition, Memory Palace At the V&A Museum, are now being displayed at A Collection of Ideas, an exhibition of works that have been acquired recently by the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York. The exhibition is organized by…

International Perspectives: Oded Ezer to talk at AIGA NY

aiga ny

  “How do you find escape routes to creativity in the middle of the Middle East?” Travel with Oded Ezer through his world of Design Fiction, visiting Biotypography, Typo Shamanism, Typosperma and other landmarks. In the second half of his talk, Ezer will discuss the typographic videos he recently presented…

Oded Ezer to teach at RISD this fall

Rhode Island School of Design

  Founded in 1877, Rhode Island School of Design is one of the oldest and best-known colleges of art and design in the U.S. This upcoming fall semester Oded Ezer will bring his talents to RISD for a residency. On campus, Ezer will be teaching a course on typography. While in residence, Ezer will have two…

New Project: Videos for Memory Palace exhibition at the V&A Museum


Interpreting a series of the protagonist’s misremembered definitions, Oded Ezer will be presenting eight short typographic videos in Sky Arts Ignition: Memory Palace at the Victoria and Albert Museum, a multi-dimensional exhibition, in which 20 leading graphic designers, typographers and illustrators bring alive Hari Kunzru’s work of fiction.     Kunzru’s story is set in…

Design Museum Holon is hosting Oded Ezer

Typography at the Design Museum Holon

  The Design Lab at Design Museum Holon is hosting Oded Ezer, who will be leading a typography workshop for third-year students from HIT’s Department of Visual Communications. The workshop will provide the students with tools for original typographic creation based on the principles of the Hebrew letter. The four…

V&A’s Memory Palace exhibition announced

Victoria and Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), London, has announced Memory Palace exhibition, to be opened 18 June 2013. Sky Arts Ignition: Memory Palace is a walk-in story that brings to life a new work of fiction by the author Hari Kunzru. This narrative world is visualised through a series of commissions…

New Project: The Note and G.D.I.B conceptual videos

Oded Ezer G.D.I.B video

  Oded Ezer’s conceptual videos The Note and G.D.I.B mark new direction for his experimental work. The Note showing Ezer burning a piece of paper that ironically reads “I could tell you what good design is, but then I’d have to kill you” (paraphrasing the famous Top Gun movie’s quote), questions the more…

Babel #1: Non-Latin Symposium, Offenbach


  Some nice pics from Babel #1 Non-Latin, a one day type symposium that was held at the HFG Offenbach last week. The focus of the first issue of the Babel Symposium was on other writing systems: Non Latin. Peter Biľak, Oded Ezer, Shoko Mugikura, Johannes Bergerhausen, Ben Wittner (of studio EPS51) and Na Kim were among the speakers. The…

Oded Ezer to speak at the Babel Symposium in HfG Offenbach


“Do we understand each other? What does the international typography scene have in common and what are the differences?” are some of the questions that will be discussed at the Babel Symposium in Offenbach this November. The Babel Symposium is conceived and organized by the chair of typography, Prof. Sascha Lobe, at…

Page Magazine features Hebrew typography


Page Magazine‘s December 2012 issue introduces Oded Ezer’s Aleph poster and the New American Haggadah in it’s special review of the Hebrew typographic and type design scene. After focusing so far on Japan, Spain/Portugal, France, The Netherlands/Near East, Scandinavia, the Baltic States, the Cryllic World, Ireland, Turkey and Greece, Czechia and Slovakia, Klaus-Peter Staudinger’s recent…

10 Secrets to becoming a better design student


Oded Ezer shares his thoughts (and experience) on how to be a better design student, in 10 easy steps.

New Talk: AGI Open conference in Hong Kong


Speaking at the AGI Open conference in Hong Kong, Oded Ezer discusses the idea of an “original design by somebody” and references his contribution to the About Flags exhibition. Ezer also talks about the ways in which he comes up with ideas and how his work has become more about pointing…

New Project: “Scribble Pegasus” on Poetry Magazine’s Cover


Founded in Chicago by Harriet Monroe in 1912, Poetry is the oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world. The magazine established its reputation early by publishing the first important poems of T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Marianne Moore, Wallace Stevens, H.D., William Carlos Williams, Carl Sandburg, and other…

Oded Ezer opens Tokyo TDC’s lecture series at GGG gallery


Oded Ezer opens Tokyo TDC’s lecture series at GGG gallery, Sat. 8th September 2012. Japanese designer Katsumi Asaba interviewed Ezer after his talk. Established in 1987, The Tokyo Type Directors Club has held an annual competition and lectures series every year since 1991. It is recognised as the most stimulating and radical design…

New Talk: Design Indaba Conference


Just uploaded to Oded Ezer talks on Design Indaba’s website: Oded Ezer talking at last year’s conference to an audience of some thousands. The entry at the Design Indaba blog said: 12:10:02 pm “Oded Ezer speaks about designing a tattoo for a client. She wanted the initials of her grandparents incorporated…