HAKAN GÜRSU
Industrial Designer Founder and CEO Designnobis


Hakan Gürsu is an award-winning industrial designer and educator working at the intersection of design, technology and innovation. Designnobis, the design and innovation company he founded in 2006, was selected among Turkey’s Top 40 Entrepreneur Companies and has won over 160 design awards throughout 10 years. Dr. Gürsu contributed to several national and international conferences as a lecturer on innovation, creativity and design. Ranging from boats, toys and furniture to electrical devices, his environmentally friendly and visionary projects are introducing unusual solutions to common problems. Selected as the Designer of the Year in 2014 by International Association of Designers, Hakan Gürsu continues his works at Designnobis product design center and trains design students at METU industrial design department.