A Design Base in Istanbul alldesign 2014



Alldesign Istanbul 2014 saw the top names in international design gathering together in Istanbul. With the tag line &ldquoSeeing with your mind&rsquos eye&rdquo, alldesign saw undoubtedly some of the most exciting personalities in the industry, such as famous &ldquotrend clairvoyant&rdquo Lidewij Edelkoort, the child prodigy Karim Rashid and iconic building designer, Switz architect Mario Botta.

Held between the 21st &ndash 22nd of Febrary at the Hilton Conference and Exhibition Center, the alldesign International Design Conference and Creative Industry Fair, was the third of its kind held to bring some of the world&rsquos greats to one place. alldesign was staged in Istanbul and based upon two interlinked days of events and exhi-bitions.

The grand exhibition, spread across a two thousand meter square area in the Hilton, was host to both the design conference and its interlinked Creative Industries Fair. For two days alldesign brought together not just internationally and nationally reknowned designers of various sectors, to demonstrate their new items and ideas never ceased to inspire. The fair space also demonstrated a number of products designed as part of a joint venture between two or more designers and brands. Let us have a closer look at some of the guests we got most excited about during this grand weekend.

Karim Rashid / The child prodigy of design

Mario Botta / Architect of Iconic Thought

Lidewij Edelkoort / Trend Clairvoyant

Arik Levy / Talented across disciplines

Ayşe Birsel / International Design Guru