David Palterer is an Israeli designer born in Haifa. He is professionally active in Florence.
He studied architecture at the Universitá di Firenze, to 1979.
He was an assistant to lecturer Adolfo Natalini at the Facoltá di Architettura in Florence. He taught a design course at Syracuse University in New York, Werkbund in Stuggart, and Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, Jerusalem.
In 1983, he established the design and manufacturing firm Alterego in Amsterdam with Borek Sipek. He designed the interior architecture (with Luigi Zangheri) of the San Casciano, Florence Airport, and parks in Pesaro Italy and Tel Aviv. He designed furniture, furnishings and products for Cleto Munari, Nuvo Vilca, Artelano, Mancioli and Zanotta.
He organised and participated in numerous competitions in Italy and abroad including ‘L’intero dop la forma dell utile’ at 1979 (XVI) Triennale di Milano, Biennale in São Paolo, reevaluation (with Adolfo Natalini’s group) of the old city plan of Parma, and Interior Design competition sponsored by journal Architectural Design.
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