DESIGNERS

Defne Koz + Marco Susani

Defne Koz and Marco Susani are award-winning designers and have been working together for about 10 years together designing best-seller products, creating impactful, iconic, emotionally engaging products around humans, innovating experiences and imagining futures.

They design products from domestic objects to high-tech devices, from hi-touch materials to interaction design, always focusing on hi-quality design that embraces vision and innovation.

Defne Koz established her design studio in Milan designing for Alessi, FontanaArte, Foscarini, Leucos and she pioneered design in Turkey. Today she is one of the most world renowned Turkish designer. She studied in Milan at Domus Academy and started her career with Italian Design guru Ettore Sottsass.

Marco Susani is a design visionary who extended the culture of Italian Design to new fields like Interaction Design and Strategic Design. He started his career at Olivetti, he has been partner of Italian guru Ettore Sottsass, and directed the Research Center Domus Academy in Milan, then moved to the US to create the Motorola Advanced Concept Group, and later was Motorola’s Global Vice President of Digital Design.

They work with Alessi, Apple, Bodum, Bernhardt, Creavit, Unilever, Enel, FontanaArte, Foscarini, Gaia&Gino, Leucos, Italamp, Merati, Migros, MIT MediaLab, 1400° Mitterteich, Mitsubishi, Mobileffe, Motorola, Nestle’, Nissan, Nude, Nurus, Olivetti, OmniDecor, Panasonic, Pasabahce, Philips, Pirelli, Swarovski, Seiko, TrueDesign, Unilever, Xerox, Vitra, Verreum, WMF, Zumtobel, 3M, and others.

Defne Koz + Marco Susani for CIMENTO® COLLECTION