01.12.2011 05.Kislev. 5772
From stark, metal bookcases to bamboo benches – a preview of Jerusalem Design Week, which starts on Sunday.
When designer Tal Gur was asked to curate the "Time 02" exhibit opening Sunday at the beginning of Jerusalem Design Week on the site of the former Hansen leper hospital, his first instinct was to refuse. "The request came at very short notice", he says, "and my first reaction was to say, no chance, you're not serious. Then I thought that, on the other hand, it's a real challenge, although it was clear to me that I'd have to work feverishly. A second later, I asked, 'Why me?'" he adds with a smile. "What I had to do was to think about artists who also worked feverishly."…