Friday September 25, 2020

Metropolis: Design for life

Turkish designer Umit Kutluk has made Ireland both his home and his muse, writes Lisa Brady.

13th July, 2013
Umit Kutluk: 'I feel more creative here.' Photo: Feargal Ward

We might have adopted John Rocha as one of our own, yet without the credence of an established fashion hub, it is rare for foreign designers to adopt Ireland as their home. However, that's just what Turkish designer Umit Kutluk has done - and since relocating to Ireland six years ago he has blossomed into one of the country's most exciting talents. Born in Istanbul in Turkey, Kutluk had first-hand experience of the Turkish fashion...

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