Koray Malhan was born in Ankara in 1972. He completed his industrial design education, which he started at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, in 1995 at Ravensbourne College of Design & Communication in London. He took part in design projects at Koleksiyon until 2000. Later he became the brand and product director of the company for two years.
Malhan has been working on the development of design projects, working with foreign designers and studios, and communication of the brand since 2002. Koray Malhan, who has been working as Collection Design and Brand Director since 2012, in line with the new structuring under Koleksiyon’s umbrella, manages the brand’s entire office product family and themes in this context.
Koray Malhan, who provided the necessary thematic integrity by directing international designers and design studios as well as his own designs, was awarded the Good Design, Red Dot and Design Turkey design awards with his Gala office chair, which he designed with Gerhard Reichert and Heinrich Iglseder, within his recent work in this direction. Another contemporary design, Ikaros, was awarded the Metropolis LIKES and The Architect’s Newspaper: Best of Product Award in the USA.