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Defne Koz

KOZ SUSANI design, Chicago, United States

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  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2015


Product and interior designer Defne Koz was born in Turkey and raised in Italy, where she trained in Ettore Sottsass’ design studio in Milan. Later, she moved to the USA and co-founded Koz Susani Design. Together with Marco Susani, Defne develops innovative products, characterized by both iconic design and influences from her native cultures. Among the studio’s renowned clients are Panasonic, Vitra, Alessi and Nissan. Her work has received many awards and has been widely exhibited, thus making it known all over the world. (October 2014)