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GUROL ERKAL

INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER

Born in Ayvalık, Gurol is an industrial designer with over 10 years of experience working across multiple platforms from automotive sector to building products.

 

While in university he sharpened his craft, creating projects with Arcelik and Demirdokum. After designing building products in Serel, he decided to make the jump to automotive industry, BMC, spending a few years with specializing in interior and exterior bus design. In March 2011, he involved in Eczacıbaşı design team and creating projects with functionality and visual impact.

 

"Design plays a primary role in the interpretation of a message. The presence of design should simplify and facilitate our everyday life, enable us to accomplish our tasks more effectively and help us enjoy them along the way."

 

RESUME

2011 - Present / Eczacıbaşı Building Products / Senior Designer

Product design including Artema faucets, Vitra sanitaryware, furniture, bathtubes and accessories. Also working on bathroom trends, new materials and design registering.

2007 - 2011     / BMC San.ve Tic.A.Ş. / Design Specialist

Created interior and exterior designs for BMC Bus family, including city buses, school buses and touristic buses etc.

2006 - 2007   / Serel Seramik / Product Designer

Designed new ceramic and faucet projects and created new brand identity.

SKILLS

Product Design

85%

Concept Design

80%

3D Modelling

90%

Rendering

75%

DESIGNED FOR

I have worked closely and successfully with major companies, Here, you can find a selection of the  organisations I have already work closely alongside.

DESIGN AWARDS

iF DESIGN AWARDS

PLUS X DESIGN AWARDS

DESIGNPLUS AWARD

GOOD DESIGN AWARDS

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DESIGN

AWARDS

2018

Frame Half Monoblock

 

2018

Suit Serie

 

2018

Seat Shower Tray

 

2013

Sirius

 

2013

New Water Jewels

2019

Origin Faucet

 

2018

Frame Bowls

 

2018

Frame Half Monoblock

 

2018

Suit

 

2018

Seat

 

2017

Zest Space

 

2015

Secret Zone

 

2013

New Water Jewels

2013

Sirius

 

2012

Flo S

 

2013

Sirius

"Design plays a primary role in the interpretation of a message. The presence of design should simplify and facilitate our everyday life, enable us to accomplish our tasks more effectively and help us enjoy them along the way."

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