Elif Günes Flexion Bench
Flexion Bench is Silver Design Award winner in 2020 - 2021 Street Furniture Design Award Category.
Flexion Bench

Flexion is a design which add a different identity to the bench design with an innovative touch to the city, with an approach that reflects the people and lives it contains. The surfaces of the design are shaped with a metal structure and covered with Corian material as it is accepted as a durable and stylish use that provides hygienic uses in living spaces with its structure that gives personality to the environment. The Corian surfaces will be painted with the desired color in a way that reflects like a mirror and it is designed to seat at least two people.

Flexion Bench
Elif Günes Flexion
Elif Günes Bench
Elif Günes design
Elif Günes design
Elif Günes

Elif Güneş graduated from İhsan Doğramacı Bilkent University, from the department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design. In 2007, she received her master degree and in 2011 she received her PhD degree from the same department of İhsan Doğramacı Bilkent University. She is the head of the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design at the Faculty of Fine Arts Design and Architecture, Atılım University, Ankara, Turkey. She also is the director of graduate program. Her previous professional experience has included appointments as a research assistant and instructor, and she is currently works as an Asst. Prof. Dr. in the same department. She has published articles in various international journals and edited books, and her current research and teaching interests include interior design studio, color theory and psychology of color, color-emotion associations, space and emotion, lighting in interior spaces and wayfinding strategies.

Atılım University

Atilim University was founded by the Atilim Foundation on 15 July 1997 to serve as a Foundation University in the capacity of a legal entity pursuant to provisions of Law no. 2547 concerning the Foundation of Higher Education Institutes. Atılım’s goal is to develop individuals with the capability of attaining and putting to use the universal information required in the age of technology; - individuals who are knowledgeable and experienced in their respective fields, able to work as members of a team, and are not afraid of competition. In addition, they will operate in close relationship with the international community while being able to protect and preserve artistic, cultural and historical values; be sensitive towards environmental issues while being dynamic, inquisitive and aware of their country’s problems.