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STATEMENT OF ART:
Design, art is our personal expression.

ORGANIZATION:
Tohum Design

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Project manager civil engineering Management, direction

EDUCATION:
Undergraduate: 1994 - 1997 Hospitality Management, Montreux, Switzerland
School of Continuing Education: 1998 - 2001 Human Resources Management & Training and Project Management, NYU, New York

EXPERIENCE:
2001 - 2007 Arkas Holding Istanbul
2008 - current Founder and Designer / Tohum Design

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS:
2009 "Inspiration" at Pearlfisher Design Agency London
2014 "Terra Unica" at Midnight Express Istanbul

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2008 Karma" at Istanbul

PRESS APPEARANCES:
How to Spend it - Financial Times November 2010
http://howtospendit.ft.com/watches-jewellery/3211-
jewellery-thats-organic-chic-and-utterly-personal

The Guide Istanbul - April 2012
http://www.theguideistanbul.com/news/view/469/

The Upcoming UK
http://www.theupcoming.co.uk/2012/10/16/an-intervi
ew-with-verda-alaton-from-tohum/

Vogue Magazine Turkey - November 2012
TimeOut Istanbul - October 2013
Harpers Bazaar Turkiye - December 2013
Bone Magazine - January 2014
Maison Française Turkey - February 2014
L'officiel Turkey - February 2014

Liga Studios Online - May 2014
http://www.ligastudios.com/people/verda-alaton-sch
muckdesignerin-label-tohum-istanbul-interview

Instyle Magazine Turkey - June 2014

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
Istanbul Art News - (Turkish Art Newspaper) June 2014 -
"Zamanlardan ve Akımlardan Bagımsız)
Article about Tribal Arts and Crafts
http://tohumdesign.com/assets/images/section/press
/print/download/Istanbul_Art_News_June_2014.pdf

ACCOLADES:
Elle Style Awards -Jewelry Designer Of the Year Award Nominee - 2014

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English - Fluent
French - Fluent
Italian - Intermediate
Turkish - Native Speaker

HOBBIES:
Travelling, photography, collecting tribal arts & crafts, yoga, meditation

CLIENTELE:
Wolf&Badger - London
Peaches - Cape Town
Beymen - Istanbul
Midnight Express - Istanbul

WEB SITE:
www.tohumdesign.com

PORTFOLIO URL:
www.instagram.com/tohumdesignL

REGISTRATION DATE:
2015-02-23 14:39:18

COUNTRY:
Turkey

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Start-Up

Awards received by Verda Alaton


Cycles Ring

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design Category in 2014
Verda Alaton for Tohum Design

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