September 14th 2020

VELA chair for Magis awarded the 2020 “Best in Class” Good Design Award in the Furniture & Lighting Category

Our Vela chair for Magis has won the 2020 “Best in Class” Good Design Australia in the Furniture & Lighting Category! From the jury’s comments: “A minimal design which makes perfect use of magnesium’s structural properties. It’s an interesting direction, so lightweight and aesthetically intriguing. A beautiful piece with ingenious use of strong and recyclable materials. Well done.”

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October 1st 2018

We have a new name!

We are happy to to announce our studio’s new name: Gilli Kuchik & Ran Amitai. After working under the name “Bakery Studio” for the past years, we felt it was time for us to work under our own personal names. We are very happy for this change and look forward to continue working with new and existing friends, colleagues and clients. Thank you longtime graphic designer Naama Tobias for the updating our logo and branding originally designed by Michal Sahar.

June 29th 2017

Sound Bucket exhibited in “Sound and Matter in Design” in Design Museum Holon

Sound Bucket is one of the studio’s earliest works and was done during our student exchange to Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Stuttgart, Germany in 2008. The project was selected to participate in “Sound and Matter in Design” in Design Museum Holon which explores the ways in which spaces, environments, and everyday experiences are shaped by sound.

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May 20th 2017

Chair 2 wins NYCXDesign award in guest seating category

Chair 2 by Bakery Studio – Gilli Kuchik & Ran Amitai for Cappellini won the best chair in the “Guest Seating” category at an event hosted by MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art). The jury panel of 30 luminaries, including our heroine curator Paola Antonelli, chose Chair 2 from 4 finalist chair designs.

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December 20th 2016

Our Elastic Hinge glasses for “Overview” exhibition at Design Museum Holon

Together with numerous Israeli designers and architects Bakery Studio – Gilli Kuchik & Ran Amitai, was commissioned to design a pair of glasses for “Overview” exhibition. In response we designed Elastic Hinge, a pair of glasses that explores the folding mechanisms of glasses using 3d printing technology.

September 28th 2016

UpnRide 1.0 launched at Rehacare 2016

UPnRIDE 1.0 is a project we have been working on for the past year. The project, which included the design of dozens of elements, is the first social design project of the studio and we are very grateful for the opportunity to be a part of this life changing innovation.