May 14, 2011

Turkish Designs for Sale in Istanbul and New York


Great design transcends borders and, in the case of “Destination: Istanbul,’’ it literally crosses them. In the project, a joint effort by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, cleverly rendered items by Turkish designers will be for sale at the MoMA Design Store starting this month and at the IKSV Design Store (Sadi Konuralp Caddesi No: 5; 90-212-334-0830; www.iksvtasarim.com/giris.asp) in the Sishane neighborhood of Istanbul.

Aylin Kutnay, the director of the IKSV Design shop, said her store has been selling MoMA-branded items for two years and that this about-face is “a great opportunity for introducing Turkish design to the world.’’

Read more on The New York Times: Turkish Designs for Sale in Istanbul and New York

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