Travertine from Turkey is a unique natural stone extensively used in contemporary architecture and design. In this webinar on Wednesday, August 5 at 3:00 p.m. ET, Turkish Stones will introduce travertine from Turkey to designers with detailed information on its background and properties. Examples of Turkish travertine in contemporary architecture including technical details, design tips, and trends will familiarize designers with this flexible and popular natural stone from Turkey.
The presenter, Gokhan Karakus, is an interior designer concentrating on the intersection of design and architecture. Educated in architecture at Vassar College and Columbia University in New York, he later set up his design studio Emedya Design in Istanbul Turkey specializing in digital and computational design. Gokhan’s recent work focuses on craft and digital fabrication with material such as stone and ceramic. He also curates, speaks, and writes on trends and strategies in architecture and design for magazines such as Wallpaper, Dwell, and Icon.
Turkish Stones is a brand of the Istanbul Mineral Exporters’ Association (İMİB), a professional non-profit association that has administered all export activities of Turkey’s minerals sector since 1976.