|Lect. Aylin GAZİ GEZGİN
Graduted from Eskişehir Osmangazi University Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Department of Architecture. She worked at G-G Research and Development Technology Company as an architect and participated in the research and development studies of sustainable buildings. Dr. Aylin GAZİ GEZGİN received her MSc. degree in 2011 and PhD degree in 2016 on the field of kinetic architecture in İzmir Institute of Technology. Since 2010, she is working at İzmir Number One Regional Directorate of Council for the Conservation of Cultural Property, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
B.Sc- Eskişehir Osmangazi University-2007
|Lect. Can AYSAN
Born in 1971 in Izmir. He is graduated from Izmir Saint Joseph and Izmir Tevfik Fikret High School. He received his bachelor’s degree at METU Industrial Design and his masters at IYTE. He has designed various types of industrial design projects since his graduation. In addition, he has been giving lectures about design, technical drawing, computer aided drawing in Dokuz Eylül, IYTE, IEU, Yasar University and Izmir Chamber of Architects.In 2008, he developed his own company which is ca|t Tasarım & Danismanlik. He is dealing with electronical goods, medical devices, packing, communication, street furniture, home tools, lighting sectors. He carries on business on yacht design, technical consultancy and as well as rendering in large scale architectural projects. Since 2014, he has been holded as Prosidency counseling in Izmir Metropolitan Municipality.
B.Sc. – Middle East Technical University – 1994
|Lect. Cengiz ULTAV
Cengiz Ultav, a member of ETMK (Industrial Designers’ Society of Turkey), has been carrying out design, construction and controlling processes of interior design projects at different scales and typologies at Atölye CT, where he is the co-founder, since 2010. Before this date, he has practiced as the chief at wood workshop at Barmek AŞ Ankara Angora Houses Construction Site, as an industrial designer at ECA Serel Design Department, as a designer at Alle Design.
B.Arch – Middle East Technical University – 1999
|Lec. Ceren POLAT
B.Sc. – Bilkent University – Ankara – 1997
M.Sc. – Ege University – İzmir – 2009
Ph.D. – Ege University – İzmir – (Ongoing)
|Lect. Egemen TAMCI
Egemen Tamcı, who was born in 1989 in İzmir, completed his industrial design bachelor’s degree and interior architecture and environmental design minor degree programs at Izmir University of Economics, in 2012. After his graduation, he worked as a digital media artist for a short time; just after that, he decided to pursue a master’s degree in “food design” and had attended to IED Rome’s program. During his education, he had found opportunity about working with significant Italian food brands and designers who created the “Food Design Manifesto”. In 2014, he launched his design studio with “Bold Atelier” brand name; to improve his experience and career in food design. Furthermore, he brought his second brand “Bold Black: Communication” for offering architectural visualization services. Thanks to his interest in user centred design, he began to research about consumer behaviours and pursue a master’s degree in Marketing and Brand Management at Ege University.
B.Sc. – İzmir University of Economics – 2012
|Öğrt. Gör. Ertan DEMİRKAN
B.Sc. – Middle East Techinal University, Industial Designer – 1998
|Lect. Fulya BALLI
Graduated from Bilkent University, Faculty of Fine Arts and Architecture, Interior Architecture and Environmental Design Department in 2003. Attended the seven months programme on Interior Technologies in Brisbane/Australia, at Southbank Institute of TAFE Collage.In 2005, after moving to Istanbul, Balli worked with Altera Architecture as a Work-site and Project Coordinator for a specific brand. In 2007, in a collaboration with Interior Architect Ilic Kırtas, founded STOK Architecture. Specifically around Beyoglu district, completed dozens of projects and construction applications. She settled in Izmir in 2015, continues to pursue the profession as STOK Architecture, working on various projects.
B.Sc. – Bilkent University – 2003
|Expert Gökhan KESKİN
He received his bachelor degree in interior architecture and environmental design from Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design in 2014; his graduate degree in Design Studies Program at the Graduate School of Social Sciences in 2016. He wrote his master degree thesis titled “Sports Area Design for People Affected by Cerebral Palsy”. In 2013-2014 and 2015-2016, he studied as an Erasmus student in Escola Superior de Artes e Design in Matosinhos, Portugal. He participated La Trienale di Milano-Portugal Stand, EWUQ Port 2013-Izmir Expo 2020 Site, Chiba Umiversity Japan-Cultural Center multicultural workshops and Istanbul Biennial-Make A Difference and La Trienale di Milano-Design After Design exhibitions.
B.Sc. – İzmir University of Economics – 2014
|Lect. Haluk TATARİ
Born in Izmir, in 1975. He graduated from Saint Joseph High School, then continued his education at The University of Kent- Kent Institute of Art and Design in Rocherster, England. After receiving his BA (Hons) 3D Design, Interior Architecture degree, he came back to Turkey and completed his military service. In 2001, he established his firm, Haluk Tatari Interior Architecture in Izmir. His main practice areas are redesigning houses and apartments, design and production of various furniture, interior design of sailing boats and maintenance of antique furniture and objects.
B.Sc. – Kent University – 1999
|Lect. H. Can KÜLAHÇIOĞLU
Receiving his bachelor’s degree on Interior Architecture at Mimar Sinan University, faculty of architecture, he started working in USA at an electrical, plumbing and vacuum installations company. By 2001, he started working in Izmir on several projects as well as freelance projects (Ege Saglik Hospital, Ege Palas Hotel and private residential and commercial projects). In 2012 he received his MA degree at the Institute of Social Sciences on Design Studies at Izmir University of Economics on “TheHistorical Process of Interior Architecture of Aegean Region”. Since 2009, Kulahcioglu is working at various universities in Izmir as a lecturer. His concentration is on history of design, commercial space design and colour theory.
B.Arch – Mimar Sinan University – 1999
|Lect. Işık ÖRSEL İMİR
Born in 1975 in Ankara, Turkey, she completed her high school education in Yukselis College in Ankara. She was graduated from Interior Architecture Department at Bilkent University in 1997. Being interested in product design, she received her degree of MSc. in Industrial Design at Middle East Technical University in May 2010.She worked as an interior architect in different companies in Ankara, worked with architect Ragip Buluc for 2.5 years. In 2004 she worked in a hotel project in Antalya. Started living in Izmir in 2004 and worked in furniture industry and a freelancer, worked on several design and construction projects. Orsel Imir is working as a part-time Instructor at Izmir University of Economics in 2011 and at Yasar University since 2013.
B.Sc. – Bilkent University – Interior Design and Environmental Design – 1997
|Lect. İdil Orlin PONTREMOLI
Pontremoli is working as an interior designer specializing in visual merchandising corporate identity, store design and residential design. I worked in the United States for 10 years in various positions and is working freelance in Izmir now.
B.Arch–Yeditepe University – 2002
|Lect. Metehan ÖZCAN
Born in 1975 Istanbul, lives and works in İzmir. He received his BA degree in Interior Design from Bilkent University and MFA degree in Visual Communication Design at Bilgi University. He is studying at Proficiency in Art and Design Programme at Dokuz Eylül University. Ozcan mostly focuses on design and communication of modernist architecture in Turkey.
B.Arch–Bilkent University – 2000
|Lect. Rena BALLAR
Graduated from architectural department of University of Tennessee in 1995. Employed at various architectural and interior design firms in Tennessee, Atlanta and Izmir. Experienced in office, retail, lobby and furniture design. She has been working with Ballar Mimarlık. in İzmir, since 2008. Vanlı Ballar has been working in various universities in Izmir as a part-time instructor.
B.Arch – University of Tennessee
|Lect. Sevda BALCIOĞLU
She was graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Engineering and Architecture Faculty, Architecture Department in 1987. She worked in various companies that produce and/or sell modular furniture. In 2001 she established her own custom design furniture company. She designed projects for various interiors mostly for residents and had them produced. Since 2006 she has been working as a part-time instructor in various universities.
B.Sc. – Dokuz Eylül University – 1987
|Lect. Tuğba TURAN FİDANBOY
B.Sc. – İstanbul Technical University– 1999
|Lect. Yiğit Emre GÜRMAN
B.Sc. – İzmir University of Economics – 2010