Aysun Ateş Akdeniz

+90 212 311 7264

Santralistanbul / 6 NO'LU BİNA 203

Aysun Ateş Akdeniz was born in Ankara, 1987. Completed her B.Sc. (Hons) Istanbul Technical University Dept. of Industrial Product Design in 2010. Within Erasmus student exchange program studied at Politecnico di Torino. Than worked as a researcher and project coordinator in user research companies; doing market research, user experience research, consumer and trend analysis, ethnographic research, product and brand design, conceptual design and organizations. She has packaging, jewelry, furniture, home appliances, stationery products and service design projects that intellectual property rights were purchased / manufactured. She received her Master of Science degree in İstanbul Technical University, Industrial Product Design program with her thesis: " The role of trend studies for design processes in the context of Turkey" in 2015. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Industrial Product Design program at ITU. Her research interests include user, consumer and trend researches for product design, future forecasting,  creativity, design cognition and design education. She has been working in Istanbul Bilgi University, Dept. Of Industrial Design as a research assistant since 2014, and assisting innovative material-manufacturing courses, new product development courses and product design studios.