Designer 411: Tanju Ozelgin
One look at Durgu Sofa and the first word to come to mind is: COMFORTABLE. Stylish and elegant, this modern furniture sofa designed by Turkey-born Tanju Ozelgin will surely complement any modern space today because of its sleek design and vibrant colors. Truly a product of one of the genius and innovative minds of furniture design today, the Durgu Sofa is just one of the creations of the famous Tanju Ozelgin.
Background and career
Tanju Ozelgin was born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1962. His innate talents and skill in designing was cultivated when he studied at the University of Marmara, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Industrial Design where he graduated in 1984. By 1987, he founded his first company, his design office “Scala”. Over the years up to 1996, he designed and worked hard for Scala, including creating for fair stands, yachts, showrooms, houses, offices, private presentation night concepts, and furniture and industrial products.
Tanju Ozelgin interior design for S House
Never one to rest on his laurels, even after accomplishing so much, he co-founded and worked with “IN Furniture”. Always an initiator, he also founded the “Parlak Kirmizi Design Studio” with Ertan Binme. Here, his repertoire was further enhanced since he was able to dabble at interior design projects and applications; development of industrial products; and digital and video graphics.
In 2005, he built his own brand, “T.O.” which showcases his industrial product designs and projects of interior design.
Today, his collaboration with B & T Design, the dynamic husband and wife team of Bahar and Talip Aysan, has made Tanju Ozelgin’s creations more accessible to the masses. His stunning designs featured on 212Concept include the mentioned Durgu Sofa and the Morph Sofa.
One look at this beautiful sofa will make you want to snuggle on it for hours. Seriously. This incredibly stunning sofa gives you the encompassing feeling – the feeling that all of you can and will be accommodated warmly only if you let it. Not to get seriously emotional about its beauty, this Ozelgin design is simply comfortable-looking, and can in fact go well with any modern or contemporary home or office decor.
Its polyurethane bedding is injection molded into a metal frame. You can choose among three upholstery options: fabric, leather or artificial leather. The Durgu Sofa is also available in one, two and three-seater versions.
With a cunning resemblance to the Durgu Sofa, Olzegin’s Morph Sofa is casual-looking, equally gorgeous and very inviting. Designed to give comfort and beauty to its users and surroundings, respectively, this sofa is perfect for an eclectic, modern or contemporary style décor because of its structure, design and girth.
Just like the Durgu Sofa, the Morph Sofa is made of polyurethane bedding that is injection molded into a metal frame. It also comes in fabric, leather and eco-leather upholstery. Also available in one, two, three and four-seater versions.
Browse Tanju Ozelgin’s collection of dynamic modern furniture sofa designs on 212Concept.com.