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We live, research and teach in a visual world, flooded with ever-changing stimuli. When engaging with an audience, be it a professional or uninformed audience, judgmental or sympathetic, we compete against similar materials.

We at Masters of Design recognize the importance of the visual element and its ability to strengthen one's stand in this competition. We seek to harness our experience and professional abilities to improve the visibility of presentations, posters and documents, assisting lecturers and researchers in their academic endeavors, and to create strong brands for academic units of all levels, so they may standout and be recognizable in the vast academic world.

 
about us

We are Guy and Shani Elder, married and parents of four children. We founded the studio in 2004.

Guy Elder, PhD | B.A in Communication and Management, College of Management Academic Studies, Tel Aviv. B.Des in
Graphic Design, Vital - Center for Design Studies, Tel Aviv. M.A. in Arts, Tel Aviv University. PhD in Communication,
The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Shani Elder | B.Des in Graphic Design, Shankar, Collage of Engineering, Art and Design,
Ramat Gan.

Our clients are private individuals, small and medium businesses and large companies. Over more than a decade, we have accumulated considerable professional design experience for academic purposes.

We have visually assisted with ERC grant submission processes, designing presentations that helped researchers receive grants from the foundation; designed presentations for lectures, conventions, open-day events, strategy meetings and more; designed invitations and posters for conferences for the ISEF Foundation, the Davis Institute, School of Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University, and more.

 

We have designed academic papers for senior lecturers and for various academic units; We designed academic posters with a unique visual approach for presenting studies of young researchers.

 

We have created branding for research projects and institutions, from a basic logo to a complete overall visual language.

projects
עיצוב ברושורים
עיצוב ברושורים

ברושור לאוניברסיטה העברית ירושלים

עיצוב ברושורים
עיצוב ברושורים

ברושור לאוניברסיטה העברית ירושלים

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טרומן ניוזלטר
טרומן ניוזלטר

עבודות למכון טרומן, אוניברסיטה העברית, ירושלים

רקע לכנס
רקע לכנס

טרומן ניוזלטר
טרומן ניוזלטר

עבודות למכון טרומן, אוניברסיטה העברית, ירושלים

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limor logo
limor logo

עיצוב לוגו למחקר זוכה קרן מועצת המחקר האירופאית

עיצוב מצגת למחקר
עיצוב מצגת למחקר

מצגת להתמודדות על קרן מועצת המחקר האירופאית עבור ד״ר ליאת קוזמה, האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים

עיצוב מודעה
עיצוב מודעה

limor logo
limor logo

עיצוב לוגו למחקר זוכה קרן מועצת המחקר האירופאית

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Museum of Communications
Museum of Communications

Logo of the Museum of Communications, The Sami Ofer School of Communication, IDC Herzlya

Museum of Communications
Museum of Communications

Instructional signs, the Museum of Communications, The Sami Ofer School of Communication, IDC Herzlya

Museum of Communications
Museum of Communications

Presentations

Museum of Communications
Museum of Communications

Logo of the Museum of Communications, The Sami Ofer School of Communication, IDC Herzlya

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Design of a Research Presentation
Design of a Research Presentation

Presentation proposal before the ERC, for Dr. Liat Kozma, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Design of a Research Presentation
Design of a Research Presentation

Presentation proposal before the ERC, for Dr. Liat Kozma, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Design of a Research Presentation
Design of a Research Presentation

Presentation proposal before the ERC, for Dr. Liat Kozma, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Design of a Research Presentation
Design of a Research Presentation

Presentation proposal before the ERC, for Dr. Liat Kozma, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

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Digital Screens Presentations
Digital Screens Presentations

Presentation at the Progressive Reality Exhibition, Museum of Communications, The Sami Ofer School of Communication, IDC Herzlya

Digital Screens Presentations
Digital Screens Presentations

Presentation at the Progressive Reality Exhibition, Museum of Communications, The Sami Ofer School of Communication, IDC Herzlya

Digital Screens Presentations
Digital Screens Presentations

Presentation at the Progressive Reality Exhibition, Museum of Communications, The Sami Ofer School of Communication, IDC Herzlya

Digital Screens Presentations
Digital Screens Presentations

Presentation at the Progressive Reality Exhibition, Museum of Communications, The Sami Ofer School of Communication, IDC Herzlya

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Design of a Research Presentation
Design of a Research Presentation

Presentation proposal before the ERC, for Dr. Chaim Garfinkel, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Design of a Research Presentation
Design of a Research Presentation

Presentation proposal before the ERC, for Dr. Chaim Garfinkel, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Design of a Research Presentation
Design of a Research Presentation

Presentation proposal before the ERC, for Dr. Chaim Garfinkel, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Design of a Research Presentation
Design of a Research Presentation

Presentation proposal before the ERC, for Dr. Chaim Garfinkel, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem

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Research Presentation Poster
Research Presentation Poster

Research presentation poster for a conference, Tel Aviv University

Research Presentation Poster
Research Presentation Poster

Research presentation poster for a conference, Guy Eldar Phd., HIT, Holon

Research Presentation Poster
Research Presentation Poster

Research presentation poster for a conference, Tair Karazi-Presler, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Research Presentation Poster
Research Presentation Poster

Research presentation poster for a conference, Tel Aviv University

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Branding of a Research Project
Branding of a Research Project

Presentation proposal before the ERC, for Prof. Alex Retzker, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Branding of a Research Project
Branding of a Research Project

Presentation proposal before the ERC, for Prof. Alex Retzker, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Branding of a Research Project
Branding of a Research Project

Logo for a research project, Prof. Alex Retzker, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Branding of a Research Project
Branding of a Research Project

Presentation proposal before the ERC, for Prof. Alex Retzker, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

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עיצוב מצגת למחקר
עיצוב מצגת למחקר

מצגת להתמודדות על קרן מועצת המחקר האירופאית עבור ד״ר אורלי לואיס, האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים

עיצוב מצגת למחקר
עיצוב מצגת למחקר

עיצוב מצגת למחקר
עיצוב מצגת למחקר

עיצוב מצגת למחקר
עיצוב מצגת למחקר

מצגת להתמודדות על קרן מועצת המחקר האירופאית עבור ד״ר אורלי לואיס, האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים

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עיצוב מצגת למחקר
עיצוב מצגת למחקר

מצגת להתמודדות על קרן מועצת המחקר האירופאית עבור פרופ׳ כנרת קרן הטכניון חיפה

עיצוב מצגת למחקר
עיצוב מצגת למחקר

מצגת להתמודדות על קרן מועצת המחקר האירופאית עבור פרופ׳ כנרת קרן הטכניון חיפה

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לוגו לפרוייקט
לוגו לפרוייקט

לוגו למשלחת תל קדש

לוגו לפרוייקט
לוגו לפרוייקט

לוגו לפרוייקט The Wall

לוגו לפרוייקט
לוגו לפרוייקט

לוגו המעבדה לארכיאולוגיה

לוגו לפרוייקט
לוגו לפרוייקט

לוגו למשלחת תל קדש

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עיצוב מצגת למחקר
עיצוב מצגת למחקר

מצגת להתמודדות על קרן מועצת המחקר האירופאית עבור פרופ׳ עירן הלפרין האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים

עיצוב מצגת למחקר
עיצוב מצגת למחקר

עיצוב מצגת למחקר
עיצוב מצגת למחקר

עיצוב מצגת למחקר
עיצוב מצגת למחקר

מצגת להתמודדות על קרן מועצת המחקר האירופאית עבור פרופ׳ עירן הלפרין האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים

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Design of a Research Presentation
Design of a Research Presentation

Design of a Research Presentation
Design of a Research Presentation

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Conference Posters
Conference Posters

Poster, conference line-up “Mobility, Empire & Cross Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasia”, Prof. Michal Biran, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Conferences’ Posters
Conferences’ Posters

Roll up

Conference Posters
Conference Posters

Poster, conference line-up “Mobility, Empire & Cross Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasia”, Prof. Michal Biran, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem

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Branding of a Research Project
Branding of a Research Project

Periodic newsletter covering the progress of the research project, Prof. Elisheva Baumgarten, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Branding of a Research Project
Branding of a Research Project

Logo for a research project, Prof. Elisheva Baumgarten, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Branding of a Research Project
Branding of a Research Project

Poster, program and invitation for a conference, research project, Prof. Elisheva Baumgarten, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Branding of a Research Project
Branding of a Research Project

Periodic newsletter covering the progress of the research project, Prof. Elisheva Baumgarten, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem

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Davis Institute
Davis Institute

40th anniversary logo, The Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations

Davis Institute
Davis Institute

Poster for conference, The Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations

Davis Institute
Davis Institute

Covers for “Politics” magazine, The Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations

Davis Institute
Davis Institute

40th anniversary logo, The Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations

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Branding of a Research Project
Branding of a Research Project

Presentation proposal before the ERC, for Prof. Louise Bethlehem, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Apartheid - The Global Itinerary.

Branding of a Research Project
Branding of a Research Project

Presentation proposal before the ERC, for Prof. Louise Bethlehem, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Apartheid - The Global Itinerary.

Branding of a Research Project
Branding of a Research Project

Stationary for Prof. Louise Bethlehem, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Apartheid - The Global Itinerary.

Branding of a Research Project
Branding of a Research Project

Presentation proposal before the ERC, for Prof. Louise Bethlehem, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Apartheid - The Global Itinerary.

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clients

Our clients are faculty and staff members of universities and other academic institutions.

Our clients include:

The Hebrew University in Jerusalem (various units)

Technion – Israel Institution of Technology, Haifa

Azrieli Foundation

Dep. Of Sociology and Anthropology, Bar-Ilan University

The Workshop for Leadership in Education, Haifa University

The Interdisciplinary Canter (IDC), Herzliya

College of Management Academic Studies

Davis Institution

Mandel Leadership Institution

ISEF Foundation

Researchers

Graduate students

Under our philosophy for the importance of design in the academic world, we have developed lectures and practical workshops relevant to students and faculty. The lectures and workshops are delivered by Dr. Guy Eldar, an independent graphic designer, owner and partner in a graphic design studio since 2004, a lecturer and researcher in the fields of design. For over a decade, Guy has been conducting workshops for faculty and graduate students, in a wide variety of academic settings.

The lectures and workshops can be adapted to the needs of the academic framework upon request. The lectures are delivered in Hebrew or English, in person or online (via Zoom) if needed.

עיצוב פוסטר אקדמי להצגת מחקר

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Add A New Slide: 

A workshop for understanding the principles of presentation design, which includes recommendations, rules and practical tools for design, with reference to the structure and content of the presentation.

 

Target audience: faculty and
graduate students.

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Beyond the Text: 

MS Word and text design

Tools for proper work with the common word processor and tips for designing academic documents of various types, including a reference to CV design.


Target audience: Graduate students and faculty.

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Visual Numbers:

Having the graph or table be legible and telling "the right story" is crucial in a research presentation. The workshop guides participants how to enhance and focus their visual numbers.

 

Target audience: Researchers
of all levels.

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The Poster Speaks for Itself: 

The design of a research presentation poster

Understanding the principles in designing the academic poster and addressing the research message it serves. Also suitable for a seminar or a similar course framework, which are summarized in a poster display.


Target audience: Graduate students and junior faculty.

 
lectures and workshops

Shani & Guy Eldar

Cell  +972 52 5393391/2

Studio +972 9 7458387

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