Design Education Talks Ep. 71 – Prof. Taha Duri – Design Education Talks
GİZEM AYTAÇ – Creative Women Entrepreneur – Designer
Gizem Aytaç graduated from Bilkent University, Department of Interior Architecture & Environmental Design, she attended Design Culture & Management Program at Istanbul Bilgi University. She is experienced in a variety of areas such as; interior design, design management, concept development and branding. She worked as an interior architect & design manager for 23 years. She started a design collective called ProjeTasarlaTR in 2002 with four designer friends and organised amateur design exhibitions in Istanbul. She worked as project manager of Istanbul Design Week in 2005-2007 for DDF. She created GOM in 2015. GOM is a design brand active on educational technologies for children’s creative toys and games. GOM supports Sustainable Development Goals. It is a patented paper toy and a teaching method which awarded for Superior Design 2017 by Design Turkey, rewarded for Design Intelligence Award 2018 by China Academy of Art. She attended to Bridges Math & Art Conference in 2018 at the Technology Museum in Stockholm, was selected as a creative women entrepreneur for #shemeansbusiness award by Facebook & Vogue. In London. GOM got invited to Graz, Austria for World Wide Things Collection and exhibited for Unesco Design Cities Network.
Still writes about design in various publications like Manifold Press. During 2020 GOM started designing online workshops & webinars about creativity & design education. Believes in creative resistance.
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