During the summer between his second and third years in the industrial design department at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, Ronen Bavli decided to open a store and gallery called Magenta on Emek Refaim Street in the city’s German Colony neighborhood. The store, which opened in 1992, carried items like a toothbrush designed by Philippe Starck, Boy London watches, chairs by Yaakov Kaufman,...