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Studio Ayaskan is a research-driven art & design studio founded by twin sisters Begum and Bike Ayaskan in 2016, following their Master's Degree at the Royal College of Art. They established the studio with the aim to explore and blur the boundaries between disciplines. With a conceptual approach the practice merges the experimental and poetic use of materials, technologies and nature’s forces in order to explore connections between nature, time, objects and spaces. The studio’s works span from products to spaces; including installations, artworks and design research.

Studio Ayaskan, is an alumni of the Designer’s in Residence program at the Design Museum in London. Their work has won the 2016 Lexus Design Awards, the Design Council’s Spark Innovation Fund, and has been widely published in internationally renowned press including Icon Magazine, New York Times, Blueprint, Financial Times, Wallpaper and Dezeen. 

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Portrait by: Paul Plews



  • Design Museum, Made in 2019 - London, 2019

  • Future Heritage, Decorex - London, September 2018

  • Cockpit Arts, Open Studios – London, June 2018

  • Naturalist, Kasif, Tasarimci – Istanbul, March-April 2018

  • Design Museum, Support Systems (Workshop) – September 2017

  • Design Museum, Designers in Residence – London, November 2017-April 2018

  • Cockpit Arts, Open Studios – London, November 2017

  • ARUP, Exploring Design Sessions, (Talk) – London, September 2017

  • Design Museum, 10 Years of Designers in Residence (Talk) – September 2017

  • Cockpit Arts, Open Studios – London, June 2017 In Motion, Milan Design Week – April 2017

  • Cockpit Arts, Open Studios – London, November 2016

  • Lexus Design Awards 2016, INTERSECT BY LEXUS – Tokyo, August 2016

  • Design Council, Spark Innovation – London Design week, September 2016

  • Lexus Design Awards, An Encounter With Anticipation – Milan Design Week, April 2016

  • RHS Shades of Autumn Lindley Hall – London, October 2015

  • Form & Seek- Design Junction – London Design Week, September 2015

  • Show RCA, Royal College of Art Graduate Exhibition – London 2015

  • Work in Progress Show Royal College of Art – London 2015

  • Imperial Festival Imperial College – London 2015

  • Feast Automata, Fortnum and Mason – London Design Week September 2014

  • Make.Hack.Do, HACK’N’ROLL Science Museum KORG, OK GO – London, June 2014

  • Work in Progress Show Royal College of Art – London, January 2014


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