6-20 Ş. İsmet Armağan Sk
İstanbul, İstanbul, 34250
Türkiye

About

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BIO

Industrial Designer Umut Demirel founded his eponymous design studio in 2012 in Istanbul. After graduating from Industrial Product Design Department at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University and Media at Volda University College; Umut gained experience in several renowned design consultancies including Adnan Serbest, Alaaddin Adworks and worked for many international brands before establishing his own design studio.

Umut has fostered an interest in physics, mathematics and geometry which is effectively reflected in his designs. His work has received critical and media acclaim and been exhibited internationally. He’s been found worthy of a number of prestigious awards including: Red Dot Design Award 2011 and 2012, Frankfurt Ambiente Talents 2010, New York Wanted Design 2013 “Design: Istanbul - New York”.

Umut Demirel Design Studio works on a wide range of design projects from products and furniture,to packaging and promotional events.

EXHIBITIONS

2015 - Atölye İstanbul Bomontiada
          “Paşabahçe Omnia”
2015 - Armaggan Art & Design Gallery
          “States of material III”
2014 -  Istandul Tasarım Akademisi
          “Design Spirit”
2014 - Istanbul Design Week
2014 - Maison & Objet Paris
          “Talents a la carte”
2013 - New York Design Week - Wanted Design
           “Design : Istanbul - New York”
2012 - Istanbul Design Week
2010 - Ambiente - Frankfurt Messe
           “Talents”
2010 - Ambiente - Frankfurt Messe (Turkish Area)
2010 - Hong Kong Houseware
2010 - Istanbul Design Week
2009 - Tendence - Frankfurt Messe

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AWARDS
 
2015 - Young Balkan Design Award - winner
2015 - Packaging Design Competition II winner
2015 - 8. National Furniture Design Competition winner
2014 - Maison & Objet Paris "Talents a la carte" winner
2013 - Red Dot Design Award Finalist
2012 - Red Dot Design Award Winner
2012 - OIB Automotive Project Competition Third Prize
2011 - Red Dot Design Award Best of The Best
2011 - Immib Design Competition Mention Prize
2009 - Mosder Furniture Design Competition Mention Prize
2009 - Immib Design Competition Third Prize
2008 - First National Furniture Design Competition Second Prize
2008 - First National Furniture Design Competition Finalist
2008 - YKM Shopwindow Design Competition Second Prize
2007 - Immib Design Competition Third Prize
2006 - Ritmix Creative Project 2 First Prize