Avinoam Noma Bar

Avinoam Noma Bar (b. 1973); Israel-born graphic designer, illustrator and artist. His work appears in newspapers, magazines, book covers, ad campaigns and in his own books.

Bar has published over 550 illustrations, which have been used in The Guardian, The New York Times, Time Out London, The Observer, The Economist and Wallpaper*; illustrated book covers for Don DeLillo and Haruki Murakami; appeared in ad campaigns for Google, Sony and Nike; and been used on over 60 magazine covers. He has released three books of his work: Guess Who?: The Many Faces of Noma Bar (2008), Negative Space (2009), and Bittersweet (2017).

Bar won a Yellow Pencil award at the D&AD Professional Awards 2012 for his series of Don DeLillo book covers, created with London design studio It's Nice That. In 2014, he illustrated Chineasy: The New Way to Read Chinese by Shaolan Hsueh, a book about Hsueh's visual-based method of learning Chinese.

...His work has appeared in many media publications including: Time Out London, BBC, Random House, The Observer, The Economist and Wallpaper. Bar has illustrated over 100 magazine covers, published over 550 illustrations and released three books of his work: Guess Who - The Many Faces of Noma Bar in 2008, Negative Space in 2009 and Bittersweet 2017, a 680-page 5-volume monograph produced in a Limited Edition of 1000 published by Thames & Hudson.

Bar's work has become well known throughout the world, winning many industry awards; more recently a prestigious Gold Clio for his animation & direction work for the NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, a campaign to highlight new frontiers in cancer treatments. He has also won a Yellow Pencil award at the D&AD Professional Awards and his London Design Festival exhibition 'Cut It Out', was selected as one of the highlights of the festival. The project was nominated in the graphics category for the Design Museum, Designs Of the Year.
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