ABOUT
Öykü Arda completed her Bachelor’s degree education in Bahcesehir University and contiuned Master’s education focused on Architecture and Urban Design in New York Institute of Technology. Since 2013, she has taken part in projects varying from interior design to urban masterplans and take part in national and international awarded projects. In her process is relevant to understand the relation across human-object-space. In her practices she underlines the importance of conceptual thinking, material process and incorporates a language that oscillates between the sculptural and functional.

She founded Around as an art and design practice with focus on digital/physical explorations and fabrication. Around like to explore new forms and ideas that blur the lines across fields of furniture and art. A multi-layered design dicipline with the aim in creating series of functional pieces with diverse exercises in search of inspirational moments in materiality, process and concept.



SERVICES
Architectural Design︎
Industrial Design︎
Intdustrial Design Consultancy︎
Design Consultancy︎
Editorial Prop Design and Consultancy︎
Installation and Art Objects︎
Curation︎



SELECTED PRESS &
PUBLICATIONS
Garanti Masterpiece Magazine︎
07.2019 / Mimari Tasarımın Yeni Çıkış Kapısı
                 Öykü Arda


05.2019 / Mimari Bir Öğe Olarak Havuz Tasarımı
                  Öykü Arda


03.2019 / Gecmişi Paranteze Almak
                  Öykü Arda, Cem Üstün


01.2019 / Küçük Hücrelerden Toplu Konutlara
                 Öykü Arda, Cem Üstün

12.2018 / Slow Architecture
                 Öykü Arda, Cem Üstün



Arrademento Mimarlık Dergisi︎
01.2019 / Biyo-Çeşitlilik Üzerine Ekolojik Hediyeler
                 Öykü Arda, Enise Burcu Derinboğaz


IBB, Buyukkilicli Rural
Development Design Guide︎
2018-2019 / Silivri, Turkey
                      Planning and Concept Design Publisment New York