Autoban is an Istanbul based design studio, developing architectural and interior projects along with productdesigns that engage issues of creativity and knowledge, realism and imagination, function and culture.
Seyhan Ozdemir and Sefer Caglar established Autoban in Galata, Istanbul in 2003. The partnership has grownover the years – Efe Aydar joined the office in 2004, became Partner in 2007.
A team of 35 – mostly architectsand interior designers are working on both local and international projects in Autoban’s new office in Tunel,Istanbul since 2009.
The base of Autoban’s interior, architecture and product design approach is formed by the main principles ofmodern architecture’s terminology. This approach concentrates in progressive design resolutions with anexperimental standpoint. Developing from small scale to large scale interior environments with solid foundationsbased on architectural principles; Autoban offer inspiring experiences where spaces are not made butdiscovered.
In 2006, Autoban opened a gallery in Istanbul named ‘Autoban Gallery’ – showcasing the best of their continuously developing product designs. Since 2007, Autoban has been collaborating with Spain – Portugal based English firm De La Espada. Sold out in more than 50 points around the world, the products benefit from the complementary expertise of the two design firms. Autoban maintains creative control while De La Espada realises the designs through craftsmanship.