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The Knesset called for graphic design students to submit proposals for the
legislature’s new logo on Sunday.
The winning design is to appear on the
Knesset’s stationary, business cards, website, smartphone application and in
Participants have to integrate the state symbol – a Menora
and olive branches – in the logo and emphasize that the Knesset is accessible to
the public and open to all opinions.
Finalists are to be selected by a
public committee consisting of design professionals, MKs and senior Knesset
employees, and the public is to be able to vote on the winner. Knesset Speaker
Yuli Edelstein and the public committee would then select one of the three most
The Knesset is to accept submissions from the beginning
of the academic year next week and continue for four months. It is to hold open
days for graphic design students to take part in tours and workshops.
of Monday, according to the Knesset, the rules in full will be available on its
“The time has come for the Knesset to find a way to express its
uniqueness and relevance to every citizen in the country.
has great educational value, and I plan to personally take part in meetings with
hundreds of students who will visit the Knesset,” Edelstein stated.