Begüm Cânâ Özgür, Designer, Studio Begüm Cânâ Özgür
Studio Begüm Cânâ Özgür is a product and textile oriented design studio based in Istanbul and in New York.
With a background in Interior Architecture, Begüm Cânâ Özgür received her master’s degree from Cranbrook Academy of Art, 3D Design department. In 2014, she started her studio based in Istanbul where the cultural richness of the land has been the major motive in her work, developing an interest in ancient craft practices. Her recent work focuses on textiles and concepts formed around textiles. More...
Cânâ’s work integrates design, art and crafts. Starting from the initial ideation, her design process is carried out hands on. She plays with common materials and existing techniques to fully understand their potential to develop a new contemporary expression. The experimental process results in the development and adaptation of skills, suggesting new ways of doing. Which enables design ideas finding a truly authentic form of body in her work.