Designer Michal Kastiel is a multidisciplinary designer expert in the area of visual communication. Kastiel is a design lecturer with expertise in creative thinking and data visualization, she has been taking part in the academic field for two decades. Kastiel holds a M.des in Multidisciplinary design, science & Technology from HIT- Holon Institute of Technology. In addition, she is a graduate of the “HANIVHAROT”, exclusive program of Female Excellence and leadership at HIT. Today she leads a DT lab part of the graduate program, and lectures on data visualization for leading Israeli companies.
Kastiel served as Chief Curator of the “VITRINA” Design Research Gallery, she has curated exhibitions from Israel and the world. She is a member of the “Design Forum” of Israeli curators. Kastiel worked at the leading design and brand companies in Tel Aviv, now days she is the founder and the owner of “MIKAS”, studio for multi solutions: Graphic Design, Visual Identity Strategy, Brand Development, Digital, Social Net Managing, Curation and exhibition design.