Umit Caglar is an interior architect and designer who uses all the tools of interdisciplinary aspects of design. Umit Caglar, was raised in a carpenter family and following their footsteps, is exhibiting an approach of combining natural shapes with organic lines by defining his own language thanks to growing up in a creative atmosphere.
Umit Caglar is trained in interior architecture, furniture design, yacht design and media & digital arts at universities including Izmir University of Economics, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar and Berliner Technische Kunsthochschule.
Umit Caglar takes part in education, leading workshops and giving speeches about his practice. The studio primarily focuses on furniture design and interior architecture and is aiming on designing objects and furniture combining new technologies with traditional craftsmanship. In terms of product design, the studio strives for a diverse approach from furniture and lighting, to tableware.
Shortlisted - Reddot Design Award: Design Concept 2018
Winner - Marble Young Creative Ideas Platform 2018
Shortlisted - Design Plus powered by Light+Building 2018
2nd Prize at Acar Concepts/ DePadova Milano Design Competition 2014
Finalist - Design Turkey 2014 Awards
3rd Prize at V. National Household Furniture Design Competition 2010
Planetarium am Insulaner / Wilhelm-Foerster-Sternwarte Berlin 2019 - Terra
ErsterErster Gallery Berlin 2019 - Mirrorless
Design Week Turkey / YAN 2018 - Ding Side Table
Good Design Izmir 2018 - Bone Table Lamp
Marble 24th. Izmir International Natural Stone & Technologies Fair 2018 - I-Beam Side Table
Istanbul Design Week 2016 - Otto Armchair
Rendezvous Izmir 2015 - Vela Collection
Design Turkey 2014 - Fly Chair
IMOB - Istanbul Furniture Fair - Regal 2011
Istanbul Design Week 2010