LOWLINE by Avşar Gürpınar

Born in Istanbul in 1982. Graduated from Istanbul German School in 2000 and studied Electrical Engineering in Istanbul Technical University. Started with the Master’s Program of Industrial Product Design in ITU in 2004. Working in Sabanci University as a teaching assistant since March 2006.

about project

LOWLINE (or ‘çömelmelik’ in Turkish) is a low sitting unit. Inspired by the small stools the tradesmen use in front of their stores and the unique "crouching" movement of Turks; it re-interpreting old gestures, which are inclined to be forgotten.