Cecilia Vitas Volcoff Kasher is an industrial and environmental designer. She graduated with distinction from the Department of Industrial and Environmental Design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA, and earned a degree in Visual Communication form the Neri Bloomfield School of Design and Education, Haifa, Israel.
During the years 1995–2001 Vitas lived in the United States, where she took part in design projects in a variety of fields that include concept design for the new Harley Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, MN, while collaborating with H+F, Culver City, CA; product design in the form of an independent line of light fixtures for Translite Systems, San Francisco, CA; and the development of a line of products for architectural spaces together with the designer Don Chadwick in Santa Monica, CA.
She has received numerous scholarships and awards, including the Best of Category Award in i-D Design Review as well as the Gold IDEA (Industrial Design Excellence Awards). Her work has been exhibited on several occasions and has been published in acclaimed international publications.
Between 2001–11, Vitas served as a senior lecturer at the Department of Industrial Design at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, as well as a visiting lecturer at the Inclusive Industrial Design Department, Hadassah Academic College, Jerusalem.
Located in Tivon, in the hills of the northern part of Israel, the studio encompasses different aspects of environmental and industrial design and provides services for the public and private sector. In every aspect of its practice, the studio endeavors to combine a fresh point of view with extensive research.