Figen Yılmaz Akkan She was born in Ankara in 1974 and graduated from Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts with a degree of Graphic Design. She has been visual merchandising and designing for several brands since 1998. Currently she is internal visual design manager for a multinational company.

She utilizes silver and various materials and converts them into three dimensional hand made designs using metal and mould techniques. Exclusively geometrical shapes and colour elements stand out in her designs.

She continues designing exclusive and tailor made accessories in her own studio.