Ilke completed her MA in Textiles at Chelsea College of Arts / London and her BA in Textile and Fashion Design at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University /Istanbul. During her MA at Chelsea College of Arts, she specialised in sustainability and adapted an earth-friendly approach. Ilke is a multi-talented and multi-approached designer with sustainability in mind.
She moved to London in 2014 and started giving Design & Sewing Services to companies and designers such as Strawberries & Cream, Doc Cotton, Little Bevan, Rockins, Lisa King, Fyodor Golan, James Hock, Gosha London, Bagpad London, Petit Pli, Geraldo Forazao, Luluyetha Howell.
Pattern making, sampling, bespoke making, small-sized productions as well as design and consultancy are included among her services.
After helping other companies with Design & Sampling queries for 6 years, she decided to slow down and create her accessory brand.
In her prints, she takes inspiration from geometry, urban life and illusions. Her designs reflect her way of seeing life, both experimental and joyful.