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




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.



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


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
2010          Ambiente - Frankfurt Messe (Turkish Area)
2010          Hong Kong Houseware
2010           Istanbul Design Week
2009         Tendence - Frankfurt Messe