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About Kurt Orkun Aktas : Orkun Aktas is an academician having strong ties with the industry and most important of all, married and father of two. Aktas has gained extensive expertise in product design and various interior design projects throughout his 26 year professional career. Aktas has worked for a major local furniture company before starting up his own firm. He has given part-time lessons for design students parallel to his professional career. In December, 2017, he has accepted an academic post in a state university thus deciding to progress in academia. His keen search for expressing complex design ideas in their most refined and simple forms marks a challenge he enthusiastically takes on in every design problem.
STATEMENT OF ART:
To be able to create and give life to elegant but simple objects that enhance life experiences.

ORGANIZATION:
Kirikkale University

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Interior designer Construction, fittings, housing

EDUCATION:
1994, Industrial Design, BA, METU, Ankara/Turkey.
1997, Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, MS, Bilkent University, Ankara/Turkey.
2017, Interior Architecture and Environmental Design,Ph.D., Hacettepe University, Ankara/Turkey.

EXPERIENCE:
2017- . ., Assoc. Prof., Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey.
2007-2017, Firm Owner, Aktas Project, Contract and Consultancy, Ankara, Turkey.
1998-2007, Project Responsible, Tepe Mobilya, Ankara, Turkey.

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2018, "Interior Architect", TIM Haber, pages 62-65, July-September, Ankara, Turkey.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Turkish (Native)
English (Near Native)
French (Intermediate)
German (Beginner)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
AutoCad, Expert
Microsoft Office, Expert

SYMPOSIUMS AND ACADEMIC CONFERENCES::
2019, "II. International Symposium; Education in Interior Architecture", Hacettepe University/Ankara/Turkey.

WEB SITE:
https://kariyer.kku.edu.tr/akademik/default.aspx?s
icil=A-4192

REGISTRATION DATE:
2019-05-08 16:57:09

COUNTRY:
Turkey

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Academic

Awards received by Kurt Orkun Aktas


Aktas Lamp

A' Design Award Winner for Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Category in 2019
Kurt Orkun Aktas for Aktas Project, Contract and Consultancy

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