Defne Koz and Marco Susani
Defne Koz and Marco Susani are founding partners of Koz Susani Design, based in Chicago, working for many International clients. Having worked for many years in Milano, both Defne and Marco are deeply rooted in the Italian design culture. Defne’s idea of design is influenced by her training in Ettore Sottsass’ studio in Milano, and by the combination of her Turkish and Italian cultures.
Marco Susani extended the culture of Italian Design to new fields like Interaction Design and Strategic Design. His main interest is in combining high-tech innovation with emotional design. He started his career in Italy with design guru Ettore Sottsass, at Olivetti, Sottsass Associati, followed by Domus Academy.