Meet Our Designers: Northern Star

by Anna Kopito | 17.11.14

Nadav Rosenberg has an innovative and gorgeous approach to fabric. Gone are the days of simply shaping a fabric into a garment – with his collection Northern Star, Nadav weaves and manipulates the very fabrics he uses to create masterful and unique pieces for women. A graduate of Shenkar College of design and engineering, Nadav has worked on brands that have shown in London Fashion Week. Now developing his own label Nadav is making an impression. Taking inspiration from the strong silhouettes of the 60s and 80s, Northern Star adds a touch of the dramatic to Israeli fashion.

Telavivian: What one piece of clothing do you wear the most?
Nadav Rosenberg: A black t-shirt.

What is you idea of the perfect Saturday morning?
Being in my studio.

What is your favourite drink?
Ice coffee.

What is your greatest achievement?
Seeing people wearing my clothes on the street.

Best wall colour?

If you were to die and come back as an animal, which animal would it be?
A panda bear.

What is your perfect accessory?
High platform shoes.

What would you like to change about the fashion world?
To throw away corsets.

What is your motto?
“I’m just so busy… not working, but busy playing, because work is play when it’s something you like.” -(Warhol)

How would the world be different if it was run by women?
It would be a much better world.

What do you like most about your new collection?
The cool textiles.

What is your highest ambition?
To sell my collection all over the world.

If you weren’t a designer, what would you have done instead?
I would be a male to female transexual.

What is your favourite restaurant or cafe in Tel Aviv?
Loveat on Nachalat Binyamin.

What is your most treasured possession?
My art and design library.

Who is your favourite Israeli artist?
Gal Volinez.

Northern Star is one the 5 participating brands during Telavivian’s second Pop Up Shop for Israeli design. RSVP here.

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Text by Francesca Kletz.
Photos by Jenny Schweber.


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