Dilek Aksu, textile designer, works combining colour and texture in hand-woven fabrics for home furnishing and interiors. Having studied at ? in conservation and set design, Dilek worked initially for one of Turkey’s leading fabric companies. Drawn to fabric design she set up her own business.
Metin Tosun was an early innovator in the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, opening his iconic Fes Café in 19?? and Abdulla in 19??. He has drawn on the Turkish bath culture for his range of natural products. His eclectic style has led many to follow him, but his creative impulse remains inimitable.
Mine Mert founded her design company, Elements, in 1993 focusing on lighting and light fixtures crafted using techniques that have survived for centuries.