Efecem Kutuk is a New York based multidisciplinary design academician and designer specializing in furniture, lighting, commercial products, brand identity and interiors. Kutuk's well-rounded design background and informed aesthetic is the product of his diverse and international experiences. Efecem’s current portfolio includes award-winning furniture designs, table top designs, commercial and residential interiors. He has taught Industrial Design courses at Drexel University, Montclair State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and is a full time faculty at Michael Graves College, Kean University. Kutuk earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Architecture and Environmental Design from Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey and a Masters degree in Industrial Design from Milan's elite Scuola Politechnica di Design.