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‘Design is the diversity which gives everyone the opportunity to be different’

Semiha Kan is a product designer based in Istanbul. Born in 1983, she was graduated the department of Industrial Product Design from Istanbul Technical University in 2007.

She worked as in-house designer and product & design manager… Read More
‘Design is the diversity which gives everyone the opportunity to be different’

Semiha Kan is a product designer based in Istanbul. Born in 1983, she was graduated the department of Industrial Product Design from Istanbul Technical University in 2007.

She worked as in-house designer and product & design manager for various companies, in parallel she has led her personal projects and worked as a freelance designer for various companies. She launched her own studio in 2015.

Semiha has exhibited at various shows in Istanbul, Munich, Frankfurt, Helsinki, Chicago and Hong Kong. Her work has featured in design magazines such as Elle Decor, Azure, etc. She has also received awards from various design competition such as IMMIB, Promoturk, Ample Sample, etc.

She is specialized in design of tableware, flatware, glassware, furniture, accessories, packaging, spatial and food design. Concepts such as function, simplicity, utility and versatility accompany her projects so faithful and constant.

She was experienced in company logo design, branding, corporate identity, 3D modeling, hand & computer rendering, product development and product & design management.

SERVICES
Research, concept creation and product design.

Three of her designs was featured in ‘1000 Product Designs’ by Eric Chan of ECCO Design Firm.

COMPETITIONS
DESIGN TURKEY, Good Design Award, 2014
TURKISH AUTOMOTIVE Design Competition 2nd Prize, 2014
MAKSDER Design Competition Mention Prize, 2013
TASARLAYS Design Competition 3rd Prize, 2013
PROMOTURK Design Competition 2nd Prize, 2011
MIT Enterprise Forum Turkey Semi-Finalist, 2011
IMMIB Industrial Design Competition 3rd Prize, 2009
AMPLE SAMPLE Design Competition Finalist, 2008

JURY MEMBER
IMMIB Packaging Design Competition, Plastic Category, 2017

PUBLICATION
1000 Product Designs, Rockport NY

EXHIBITIONS & FAIRS
2016 DESIGN WEEK TURKEY, TR
2015 ALLDESIGN, TR
2014 ISTANBUL DESIGN WEEK, TR
2013 DESIGN SPIRIT, TR
2012 STATES OF MATTER, ARMAGGAN GALLERY, TR
2012 TABLE OF CONTENTS, CAISA CULTURE CENTER, FI
2011 FEMININE CODES IN DESIGN, TR
2011 I-DECO FAIR, TR
2010 ISTANBUL DESIGN WEEK, TR
2010 TALENTE, INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR, DE
2010 TALENTS AREA, AMBIANTE, DE
2009 TENDENCE, DE
2009 I-DECO FAIR, TR
2008 NEOCON, WORLD’S TRADE FAIR, USA
2008 I-DECO FAIR, TR
2006 STREET DESİGN WEEK

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