Design Legends ("DL") had the distinct honour to interview legendary designer Baran Akalin ("BA") for their original perspective and innovative approach to design as well as their creative lifestyle, we are very pleased to share our interview with our distinguished readers.
BA : I educated in the areas of architecture and industrial design in the U.S. and masters degree in Yacht Design in Italy. I worked as an architect for 2 years but
BA : To create new things from nothing. And feels amazing when I drive what I draw.
BA : I chose.
BA : I design yachts and yachts only. I rejected many building projects by now. Mostly I like to design 2 or 3 cabin yachts because they can built for speed and living.
BA : They should ignore to think about money, of course we need it but focusing only to the money is blocks their vision to see the things on different perspective.
BA : Good designer is combine the things that sees around , great designer is reach the almost perfect balance between functionality and aesthetic.
BA : To make the perfect balance between ease of use and make it look great. good design is has to be always minimalist , pure, stylish and good quality.
BA : Good design will carry the company up , if people like it , they will not hesitate to pay for it.
BA : I would like to design most unique fastest yacht ever for the movie star.
BA : A special yacht for parties.
BA : Always looking with different perspectives.
BA : Daniel Simon
BA : Bubble ship by Daniel Simon
BA : Barrell 20 meters fast commuter yacht. She has 3 x 2500 hp engines and she will be the world's fastest luxury yacht when she built.
BA : Always searching and by criticized themselves
BA : Probably a painter, I really like to drawing.
BA : Design is a piece of art that we can use or drive it.
BA : my family was my biggest supporters.
BA : working hard and keep standing up every time fall down.
BA : To explain my design style.
BA : I think they should present on good quality images. I am seeing many design presentation so weak , even if the design is so great , it reduces the perception.
BA : Next one will be World first Trimonoran Sail yacht.
BA : To catch the perfect balance in design.
BA : They are expecting different and good designs to sell.
BA : Currently working on interior design of first serial power catamaran of our country.
BA : most of it. because I really like to create and drive vessel.
BA : I would be very happy if shipyards and clients choose more young designers to work with.
BA : More pure and solid designs are coming in the future.
BA : It depends how big the project is.3 - 24 months
BA : I will complete it about one month and she will start production in a shipyard/ Istanbul
BA : Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
BA : Absolutely.
BA : Has a big role , I always follow and add latest technologies to my designs.
BA : Autocad , Photoshop , Rhino , Alias Surface , Keyshot and V-ray
BA : Color ; determines gender Material ; determines quality Ambient ; determines designer's perspective
BA : Anything about the style and new inventions but not the price!
BA : I get jealous
BA : Yes I believe , but has to be doing different part in the same project. I believe working together makes very strong designs.
BA : Clients.
BA : science fiction and philosophy books
BA : With working hard and asking why in every step.
BA : Carl Sagan
BA : I feel great and addicted. I feel like I have to do great designs every time as people requests also.
BA : Color ; Ocean blue Place ; my home Food ; red meat Season ; Autumn Thing ; my car ( 1979 classic jeep )
BA : I was telling negative comments about a design without knowing that I am talking with the subject designer in the meeting with full of people.It was very funny.
BA : Listening music and driving.Best combination ever.
BA : Obvious thing that I will be doing a creative work for sure and 'becoming a designer' was one of them.
BA : I think we will be living on another planet.Maybe another universe.
BA : I am also camper and I play drums in a rock band for many years. Music&Nature is the best thing for my soul and they are effecting my designs.
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