No need to cut trees, we use peels and leaves!
Ayşe Yılmaz, born in 1994 in Ankara, degreed her university education at Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Architecture, Department of Industrial Product Design. With the love of fruits and the instinct to protect nature since her childhood, she developed biocomposite materials with fruit and green wastes in the third year of university. After that, she realized the high potential in this sector and established the brand Ottan Studio after empowering her research and products with a business model. Aiming to touch people's life by reincarnating green waste and carrying nature into living spaces, Ottan Studio has been continuing its activities for three years.
There is a variety of materials carrying the colors of nature and a product portfolio targeting diverse sectors including lighting, furniture, architecture, home appliances, and even automotive in Ottan Studio. Ayşe and her team, who aim to develop their impact-oriented start-up into a global brand by transforming tons of food and garden waste into high quality, sustainable and aesthetic products and increasing environmental awareness, continue their studies in Istanbul.