Erdem Selek was born in Denizli, Turkey in 1983. He graduated
in Industrial Design from Middle East Technical University in 2004. After graduation, he continued his postgraduate studies
at Ecole Supérieure d'Art et de Design de Reims and Istanbul Technical University where he received his MSc degree in Industrial Design in 2008.
During his graduate degree, he worked for marine and product design companies in Germany and Turkey and designed various products ranging from washing machines to small household electrical equipments.
Between 2008-12 he worked as a lecturer in Industrial Design at Massey University, in Auckland, New Zealand. In 2013, he continued his academic life in United States, as an Assistant Professor at Iowa State University. Since 2015, he is working as an Assistant Professor at University of Oregon's, Product Design program.
In January 2016, He formed his design studio based in Oregon, United States. Studio focuses on everyday objects with the aim of devising silent products that goes unnoticed. According to Selek, a product should be pure and simple as water without leaving any scent or taste behind. He believes that, design is an order, an outcome of search for efficiency.
2002 - 2017 erdemselek.com