Ramat Hanadiv Infoshop, by Cecilia Vitas Design, is a series of white, minimalistic structures interrupted by accessories and elements created from waste materials.
The interior of the shop design by Cecilia Vitas, situated in the visitors pavilion, between the Nature Park and the Baron Rothschild Memorial Gardens, was designed as a series of freestanding structures together with elements that lean against some of the walls.
The aesthetic of the clean, white, minimalist display structures is interrupted by a series of inserts: accessories and elements created from waste materials, custom-made for this project.
These elements include handles, containers of various sizes, boxes, cladding, and enclaves, embedded in wooden structures throughout the shop. This series of add-ons was created entirely from waste materials, collected by workers on the site and transformed into the raw material used to make the inserts. The collected refuse was pressed and sewn into a new textile for Ramat Hanadiv.
The waste collection project was organized over a period of months with the cooperation of the Ramat Hanadiv staff and contains a generous assortment of local debris, constituting this new textile’s DNA. Waste used for making these accessories includes: the old coats of the gardeners, work pants, bags of compost and soil, coffee bags, bottles, old umbrellas, screens from various types of packaging, plastic, and more.