Feyza Koksal was born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey. She completed her Bachelor’s of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon University, and her Master’s in Architecture and Urban Design at Columbia University GSAPP in New York City.
Her training in architecture, art, glassblowing and woodworking pushed her to launch her own architecture and design studio where the focus is to create high quality, sculptural pieces through research into unique methods of making.
Her deep rooted connection to Turkey and its culture has enabled her to explore traditional materials and fabrication techniques and combine it with contemporary techniques through her education and experience. She is currently based in New York City.
FEYZ Studio is a New York based, multi-disciplinary design studio established in 2015 by Feyza Koksal Kemahlioglu. The studio specializes in interiors, furniture and lighting design. FEYZ Studio’s passion lies in understanding the clients needs and creating innovative solutions that will enhance the customized experience. The designs carry influences of inherent curiosity into the local Turkish culture where the founder is originally from. The designs carry natural materials, a combination of traditional and contemporary manufacturing methods as well as detail oriented fabrication.
The designs are results of collaboration with expert craftsman to create high-quality, timeless products and spaces. FEYZ Studio aims to become a positive catalyst, as it believes that design can change the world. Therefore, the designs are put with utmost care into thinking about the smallest detail to the bigger picture.