Connecting the design world.
Haven’t you become a member yet? Sign Up Now!   LOGINOR
Photo of Designnobis

Shelter Pack Post Disaster Shelter


Naxe Axe


Scorpion Lamp


Modular Hand Tools


Lollypop Pencil Sharpener


Parabosol Water Cleaning Unit


Torchia


Villa Sera


Pebble


Monster


Buggle


Light Pack


Dopiyes


LOFT


Chef


Manta


Mr StickMan


Origami


PETs for Pets


Creative Wooden Creatures


Twist


TAXI Station


Profession
Job
Addressİran cad. 55/8 G.O.P
CityAnkara
CountryTurkey
AboutAs a sustainable design center, we introduce innovative solutions in product design, branding and space creation. We help our clients to differentiate in market by creating products and services with strategic value. Handling design services from research and concept development phase through prototyping and production, we aim to become a sustainable innovation center. We contribute to national and global industry by developing competitive products with high added value and we help to create sustainable development locally and globally. We provide R&D services for firms and add value to brand image in order to turn technology and inventions into products, services and good that are available to the consumer in the market. Through our designs, we create value added products while at the same time differentiating brands. Founder of Designnobis Hakan Gürsu Hakan Gürsu was born on 1959 in Ankara. He graduated suma cum laude from the Middle East Technical University (METU), Department of Industrial Design in 1984. In 1987, he obtained his Master’s degree from the Department of Architecture of the same university. He continued his professional and academic activities in Japan and obtained his PhD degree in 1996. He worked in Russia and in Japan in the fields of interior design and architecture, city planning and product design. He was awarded the “Pioneer of Design” prize in developing urban furnishings for Tokyo Metro in conjunction with the “Advance Program of Industrial Design” project organized by the Japanese Industrial Design Association and the Japanese Government. Since August 1984, he has a full time academic position in the Middle East Technical University, Department of Architecture and Industrial Design - teaching primarily; Product Design, Graphic Communications, Product Design Modeling and Product Design Illustration. His main interests are Industrial Product Design, Prototype Development and Presentation Techniques. He is one of a member academician of the Robotic Center BİLTİR, and Department of Architecture project development business unit “Corporate Identity” known as BRAND_C set up in 2005 at METU. He took part in the registration of many new industrial products and helped creating new technologies and companies. In 2006, he was elected to the evaluation board of TUBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey). During the same year, he became one of the founders of a new start-up striking design company – DESIGNNOBIS. This company focuses on product design, research and development within the Techno park of the Middle East Technical University. IIn 2007, he won the “International Design Award” in two disciplines and became the first designer who brought “Oscars of Design” to Turkey. In May 2008 during Istanbul Forum, he was awarded the most prestigious prize for being in the third place among the group of people successfully represented Turkey. He also received various awards and recognitions regarding his effective contributions to environmental problems. Since May 2007, he has been a regular author of the Science and Technology magazine of TÜBİTAK contributing many articles in the fields of Creativity and Design. In 2008, he won with his colloquies in the x-08 furniture competition two special prizes, and Design Turkey 2008 concept group first prize in Istanbul. Just the first month of 2009 he also won 3 international green dot awards and one more IDA 2008 awards with the aqua-trap project in USA.
Education
Phone
Awards2014 German Design Award TAXI Station, Nominee 2013 International Design Excellence Awards Creative Wooden Creatures, Finalist A’ Design Award A’ Home Appliances Design Category, Platinium Award, Steam Tea Maker A’ Street Furniture Design Category, Silver Award, Phone Box Public Phone A’ Agriculture, Horticulture and Fisheries Design Category, Silver Award, Modular Hand Tools Portable Tool Set A’ Mobility and Transportation Design Category, Silver Award, Solar Taxi Vehicle A’ Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design Category, Silver Award, Pet-Tree Vertical Eco-Planting System. A’ Stationery Supplies and Gift Items Design Category, Bronze Award, Corneround Book Edge Protector A’ Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category, Bronze Award, Loft Table A’ Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design Category, Bronze Award, Tumbler Lamp A’ Pet Supplies and Products for Animals Design Category, A’ Design Award, Pets For Pets Water and Food Dispenser A’ Digital and Electronic Devices Design Category, A’ Design Award, Leapvox All in One Ip/Pbx A’ Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category, A’ Design Award, Orca Nut Cracker A’ Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category, A’ Design Award, Monster Lemon Juicer A’ Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category, A’ Design Award, Origami Chair A’ Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design Category, Runner Up, Oral Injector A’ Lighting Products and Projects Design Award Category, Runner Up, Light Box 2012 Green Dot Awards Industrial Products, 2nd Prize, Living Pots Residential Products, 2nd Prize, Twist Simple Transportation, 2nd Prize, SurfSail42 Concept Category, Honorable Mention, V-Tent A’ Design Award A’ Toy, Games and Hobby Products Design Category, Platinum Award, Creative Wooden Creatures A’ Yacht and Marine Vessels Design Category, Golden Award, Snow Sailing Yacht A’ Agriculture, Horticulture and Fisheries Design Category, Golden Award, Solar Rapala A’ Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design Category, Golden Award, LedMax Led Curing Light A’ Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category, Golden Award, Rest Point A’ Street Furniture Design Category, Silver Award, Solbooth Sustainable Communication Point A’ Energy Products and Devices Design Category, Silver Award, V-Tent Car Charging and Protection Unit A’ Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category, Silver Award, Manta Chair A’ Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category, Silver Award, Satellite Grater A’ Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category, Bronze Award, Flame Stovetop Kettle A’ Awards, Prize and Competitions Design Category, Bronze Award, Trinova Award A’ Home Appliances Design Category, Bronze Award, Stream Beam Espresso Machine A’ Home Appliances Design Category, Runner Up, Pac-Man Juicer International Design Awards Urban Sustainable Design, Gold Award, V-Tent Kitchen Appliances Category, Silver Award, Flame Other Category, Bronze Award, Pebble Rural Sustainable Design, Honorable Mention, Living Pots 2011 FNSS Military Vehicle Design Contest Professional Category, 2nd Prize, MP-ATV. Professional Category, Honorable Mention, Hybrid A.F.V. Green Dot Awards Transportation Category, 2nd Prize, Foscat32 Transportation Category, Honorable Mention, Foscat32 Product Category, Honorable Mention, Cans’n Caps Concept Category, Honorable Mention, Cans’n Caps Build Category, Honorable Mention, Villa Sera IBB Taxi Design Contest Professional Category, Incentive Award, Taxi Stand. A’Design Award A’ Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category, Platinum Award, Pebble Heater A’ Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category, Silver Award, Agt Bench A’ Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category, Bronze Award, Wow Chair A’ Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category, A’ Design Award, Relax Lounge Chair A’ Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category, Golden Award, TAXI! Taxi Station A’ Building Materials, Construction Components, Structures & Systems Design Category, Bronze Award, D-Eco Brick Decorative Ecological Bricks A’ Vehicle, Mobility and Transportation Design Category, Silver Award, Phaeton Electric Vehicle A’ Yacht and Marine Vessels Design Category, Bronze Award, Surfsail42 Sailboard For Windsurfing and Sailing A’ Home Appliances Design Category, Golden Award, Twist Stovetop Kettle A’ Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design Category, Golden Award, Self Smear Test Kit A’ Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design Category, Bronze Award, Biopsy Device A’ Social Design Category, Golden Award, Triton Warning System A’ Idea Design Category, Golden Award, Cans’n Caps Promotional Lids A’ Toy, Games and Hobby Products Design Category, A’ Design Award, Birds&Eggs Toy Kit A’ Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category, Silver Award, Attention! Cutlery Set International Design Awards Kitchen Appliances Category, Silver Award, Twist Kettle Sustainable Living/Environmental Preservation, Honorable Mention, Twist Kettle Architecture - Conceptual, Bronze Award, Villa Sera Sustainable Living/Environmental Preservation, Honorable Mention, Cans’n Caps


İran cad. 55/8 G.O.P Ankara Turkey






Report Content