New design event in Istanbul
ISTANBULArchitectural firm Atelier187 presents the first edition of Design Scene Istanbul in the historical building of Cezayir Restaurant in the Beyoğlu neighborhood. The event is a four day exhibition, showcasing the works of four designers from four fields: furniture, fashion, photography and sculpture.
The designers have worked to create original installations to shape the space and display their works. The event started May 21st with a discussion panel introducing fashion designer Susana J. Denia, photographer Julien Aksoy, sculptor Tarkan Güveli and architect Osman Hacıoğlu, who is the founder of Atelier187.
The event will include workshops and a DJ set or live gig at the end of each day. At the end of the event, works on display will be for sale.
The Design Scene Istanbul and the event’s activities will be open to public at the Cezayir Restaurant, which was first built in 1901 as a school. In 2005, it was transformed into a landmark establishment serving as the Cezayir Garden, Cezayir Lounge and Cezayir Room on three separate floors.