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Berk Ilhan

Artist

 Turkey
 New York
Turkish
Male
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Education

School of Visual Arts
Location: New York
Graduation year: 2015
Degree: MFA
Middle East Technical University
Location: Ankara
Graduation year: 2013
Degree: Bachelors
Universität Kassel
Location: Kassel
Graduation year: 2012
Degree: Bachelors

Favored Mediums

  • Installation

Artist Statement

Berk Ilhan is a New York-based, award-winning product and experience designer. His innovative body of work focuses on reimagining accustomed concepts in unconventional ways, by going beyond aesthetics and functions and making an emotional connection with people. Berk is an alumnus of School of Visual Arts, MFA Products of Design Program in New York, and he holds an undergraduate degree in Industrial Design from METU, Ankara. During his tenure at 10XBeta -a Brooklyn-based innovation studio- he designed innovative products for global clients such as KLM, PUMA, NRG, Novo Nordisk, and taught Design Thinking to medicine students at Thomas Jefferson University. His works have been recognized by over 20 design awards including iF Design, IDA, Fast Company Innovation by Design, Red Dot Best of the Best. Berk continues to design exciting and meaningful products under his design brand “Wow Wow Works” in Brooklyn.


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