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Name: Y. Turhan Soyaslan
Company: Soyaslan Design Ltd.
Position within company: Partner
Website: www.soyaslanmarine.com

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. What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms?
Green – Peaceful – Modern
. Name five key themes to consider when approaching design in 2016 and beyond.
Simple – Functional , Less Decorated – Unique – No accessories
. And key trends that we should be aware of?
Inspire
. What projects are you currently working on?
66m. Motoryacht Design (New Building )
38m Motoryacht
Design – Supervision ( Refit )
41m. Motoryacht Supervision (New Building )
90m. Research Vessel R&D Studies (New Building )

.If you could offer one piece of advice when it comes to design schemes, what would
it be?
Culture – Culture – Culture.
. A designer’s work is so diverse – how do you manage to hold down a career and a
life?
Nutrition needed. To me; Lifestyle – Drafting – Travelling – Sailing – Reading –
Music – Imaging – Painting – etc.
. How important are The International Yacht and Aviation Awards as recognition of
talent and achievement?
Very important.
. What are your aims and goals for the next twelve months?
Open a branch office in Florida , Travel to Japan .
. Final thoughts; tell us a little more about yourself
The car you drive?
Subaru
Your favourite place to travel to in the world?
Guatemala
Your favourite hotel/ restaurant/ bar?
Hotel Cataratas – Iguazu
LVZZ Hotel – Bodrum
Fauna Resaturant – Istanbul
Moda Deniz Kulübü – Istanbul
Musto Bar / Restaurant Bodrum
The place that gives you the most energy?
Manhattan
And the place that enables you to totally relax?
Sarıkamış Ski Resort – Kars , Turkey
Your favourite food and drink?
Ravioli in Fauna Restaurant , Red Wine
Anything else interesting?
Sailing , Basketball , Athletism ,Tennis , Quilter wife s apprentice , Planting .