Graduated from Middle East Technical University with a bachelors degree in Industrial Design, Cihangir started working in Istanbul in 2006. There he worked as a freelancer and collaborated with reputable design offices for various projects, with most of his works concentrating around furniture design.
In years 2009 – 2010, he participated in the Product Design Master program at Ecole Cantonale d’art de Lausanne (ECAL)
Since then he worked as a freelancer till late 2013, when he co-founded Co-MADE with the rest of the team.
His designs are quite often built on his interest in natural sciences, and his curiosity about materials and production techniques. He enjoys taking an experimental approach, playing with materials and processes, crossing know-how from one discipline to another.
He has won several awards including 1st prize in Arcelik Student’s Design Competition under the category of Industrial Design with modular fridge concept “Cube”, 2005
His personal portfolio can be found at www.cihangirunluturk.com