Ayse Kirimli Designer Profile
Ayse Kirimli is the award-winning designer of the Berfend Breakfast Knife.
Ayse Kirimli

She was born in 1992 in Istanbul. She graduated from the Industrial Design program of Istanbul Arel University in 2014. She attended workshops taught by Gamze Guven and Umit Altun, held in collaboration with IMMIB throughout her education. In 2013, she won 2nd place at the “creative design at the sales point” workshop that had been organized by POPAI. She worked as a designer at Mercanlar Mutfak Esyaları AS between 2014 and 2015, and three of her designs are on the market. In 2015 she won first place in the Professional category of the IMMIB Industrial Design Competition. Her lighting product “figurelight” that is inspired by the human figure was featured in the 42 Maslak “makingculture” exhibit curated by Ali Bakova and Gokhan Karakus (Istanbul, 2015). She had the chance to work with Ali Bakova in the effective design in the kitchen project that had also been organized by IMMIB.

Ayse Kirimli
Berfend  Breakfast Knife