Our Designers

We produce the best chairs for you with the help of our experienced and specialized designers.

Ece Yalım - Oğuz Yalım

Artful Interior & Product Design

Ece Yalım was graduated from Department of Industrial Design in Middle East Technical University in 1988. Having completed her postgraduate studies in Department of Interior Architecture in New York Pratt Technology Institute between 1990-92, Yalım has been continuing her lectures on “Colors in Industrial Design" in the Department of Design in METU since 2004.

Having designed brochures stands of Pentagram New York, Citibank and Clarks of England in 1990, Yalım worked as an interior architect in New York project group of 'Naomi Leff and Associates Interior Design' between 1991 and 1994. Among her projects which she carried out during that period are the residences of Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise, Armani AIX, Santa Monica, Miami and Los Angeles NJ Stores.

Oğuz Yalım was graduated from Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design of Faculty of Fine Arts in Bilkent University in 1993. Having carried out such indoor designs as office, hotel, store, showroom, restaurant and house since 1993, Yalım have put many into practice so far. He also makes furniture, lightning and product design special for individual and space.


He was born in 1965 in Trabzon. Between the years 1986-1990 he studied at Mimar Sinan University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Industrial Design. In 1988 he founded Dor Furniture Design, where he provided interior architecture and product design services and he has been a design consultant to many companies since 1999.

Alp Nuhoğlu provides space and product design services in his design office he is the founder of.


Claudio Bellini, who was born in 1963, lives in Milan. He was graduated from the Department of Polytechnic Architecture and Industrial Design in Milan in 1990. Then, he started to work in a series of international projects by participating in research projects in the field of industrial architecture and furniture design.

In 1998, he designed TW Collection for Frezza which is one of the timeless products in the sector in which he obtained his first official approval, became an expert in office design and awarded with many various prizes. In the following years, he participated in various architectural competitions and had the opportunity of working with many companies which put their stamps on history in the field of Italian and international design as well as interior designs of huge showrooms.

In 2006, he established the company named “Claudio Bellini Design + Design" which attracts attention with formal and technological researches through experimental approach which are carried out in his prototype laboratory in the studio. He lectured design and equipment courses in Genova Polytechnic.

van den Heuvel

Toine van den Heuvel was trained as a mechanical engineer, and has specialized in the field of digital design and engineering and industrial design. Based on years of engineering and management experience, he has his professional expertise in the field of designing and manufacturing prototypes. He has designed numerous furniture that have been very successful in the market.

In his own words: Our passion is technology and design. In addition, we are always looking for simplicity in design. The form directly supports the function. These aspects go hand in hand with our Design & Development approach, which leads to the creation of products that add both functional and aesthetic value for the customer and end-user.


Ruya Akyol completed her design education in Istanbul Technical University, Politecnico di Milano and Domus Academy with distinction and she started her professional career in Milan.

She had over five years of experience as a designer and studio director at Claudio Bellini before she moved to Paris to work with Philippe Starck. During her time in renowned studios she had the opportunity to experience the design process of products from furniture to packaging with clients from all around the world.

In 2021 she set up Ruya Akyol Studio based in Milan. The studio gives Art Direction services as well as Furniture, Interior and Communication Design with a holistic approach of examining products together in a collection to create homogenous and strong brand identities. Her style is shaped by the combination of her oriental background and contemporary design practice to create unique concepts.


Cansu Ata, a graduate of the Architecture department at Yeditepe University, later did a master's degree in Interior Design and Furniture Design at the Florence Institute of Design International (FIDI) in the city of Florence, Italy.

Following her graduation from this program, she worked for five years at the R&D Center of ERSA Furniture. This experience provided her with the opportunity to understand and apply the practical aspects of the design and production.

In her designs, she adopts a minimalist and functional design approach, aiming to simplify products while adding meaning to them through the design principles she employs.


Rapido Design Studio which aims at both comfort and elegance with the help of its Research & Development studies and creative designers designs its products by considering the integrity of innovative, modern and comfort.