Sound & Design


Murat Uncuoğlu, Ender Akay, Tolga Tolun

The workshop will explore the relationship between sound, space, volume and visuals, as well as touch base on sound logo design and the effect of sound design on one’s senses.


Design Line

In the Istanbul Design Week, at the heart of future trends, you can explore the trends, design and lifestyle of the future with Philips TV. Continue Reading →

Ron Design

Being the recent discovery of design enthusiasts,RON is now celebrating its 2. anniversary in İstanbul Design Week 2013 with its new collection. The collection offered for sale within its furniture and accessories series having the independent and simple designs, is waiting for its visitors with its inspiring and clear style. Continue Reading →

Derin Design

Derin Design represents Turkey in the international design-oriented furniture area succesfully with their collection designed by Aziz Sarıyer, Arif Özden, Andrew Foxall & Gregers Tang Thomsen, Bülend Özden, Defne Koz and Derin Sarıyer. Continue Reading →


FLAT CRAFTWORKS, est. October 2012, is a design company that offers hardwood (olive, oak, chestnut) and metal furniture and lighting. Continue Reading →


Founded in 1983, Wacom is a global company based in Japan (Tokyo Stock Exchange 6727) with subsidiaries and affiliate offices around the world to support marketing and distribution in over 150 countries. Continue Reading →


“Design Kadikoy” Kadikoy calls designers…

Design Atelier Kadikoy (TAK), enhances its “Design Kadikoy” program producing design products that are inspired by “Kadikoy Culture” and its values. One of the important steps in this program is a project called “Kadikoy Furniture Series”. Continue Reading →

The FLAXX Chair is a hybrid design which offers the comfort of
a free-swinging chair as well as the functionality of a conventional
four-legged chair. The novel structure of the support frame
and the combination of advantages from both designs is a contemporary interpretation in both form and function. The seat
shell is made from natural fiber mats, which are molded into a
stable three-dimensional form by pressing multiple layers of the
material. The mats predominantly consist of flax, an annually
renewable raw material, and are held together by textile polypropylene as an adhesive. Continue Reading →

Creative Seasons

“We are Preparing for Creative Seasons”
Autumn 2013

Public space


Politie-Polis-Carabi.... from istanbuldesignweek on Vimeo.


Finalist Project: Overlapping Europe – the inflatable series™

Design: Timo ter Braak & Jasper Terra
Royal Academy of Arts The Hague,
The Netherlands
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Introduction to IDW

Introduction to the IDW by Verena and Mara.

This video was produced in the frame of the interactive online project
InEnArt by Students of the Institute for Arts and
Media Management, Berlin, on the occasion of the Istanbul Design Week 2012.

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Lost in Translation

Domus Academy celebrated its 30th year with its ‘Lost in Translation’ exhibition where 80 products, designed by 50 large design firms and Domus Academy graduates, were exhibited. ‘Lost in Translation’ was opened to the public fromApril 18th to April 22nd, on the Domus Academy campus, during the Salone del Mobile week. The exhibition is divided into four sections; Lost in Production, Lost in Action, Lost in Identitiy and Lost in Materials. The exhibition will display pieces of furniture, lamps and tableware, including electronic goods and accessories, along with over 80 other products.
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Applications continue!

If you would like to participate to IDW 2012, please look at the IDW 2012 pre-application form for further information.

Istanbul Design Week pre-application form

Design Spirit 2012

“Design Spirit Istanbul” which is an exhibition of 40 designers under age 40 with their 40 product, is carrying the mission of presenting the innovations and improvements of Turkish Design World to the international community and supporting Turkish Design to earn a sensational identity at the international platfrom by getting together young, promising Turkish designers.
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Politie – Polis – Caribi…

Istanbul DesignWeek is celebrating 400TH anniversary of diplomatic relations between Turkey and the Netherlands!

The “Politie – Polis – Caribi…” Project is being arranged as part of the celebrations of 400th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Turkey and the Netherlands.

The goal of the project is to create the idea of a single visual identity for European police. To this end, Turkish and Dutch students are going to design a single police uniform and a police car to represent the whole European police.

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