Red Yacht Design is a multi-award-winning studio, formed by a multidisciplinary, dynamic and innovative team of naval architects, interior and industrial designers, based in İstanbul. The principles of our design approach are innovation, producibility, and sustainability. Thanks to the team’s experiences in variable fields, RED is capable of managing projects large & small, from concept to final production.
Cana Gökhan & Fatih Sürekli
Cana Gökhan graduated from Yıldız Technical University, Department of Architecture, in 2003. After working as an interior design chief in the industry’s leading companies for 14 years, she founded Red Yacht Design together with Fatih Sürekli. During her time in the industry, many different projects that she undertook won awards in various branches at the world-famous Cannes Yachting Festival. She works as the head of design (managing partner) at Red Yacht Design.
Fatih Sürekli graduated from Yıldız Technical University, Department of Naval Architecture, in 2006. In 2010, he completed his master’s degree also in Yıldız Technical University, Department of Naval Architecture. He worked as a naval architect in the leading companies of the yacht industry for 11 years, until the establishment of Red Yacht Design. He works as the head of naval architecture (managing partner) at Red Yacht Design.
Together with the dynamic team, they have established, the two continue their work on yacht design, architectural projects, and product design. At the same time, they voluntarily write for various industry magazines to contribute to marine culture.
Rasim has graduated from Anadolu University, Department of Industrial Design, in 2007. After his graduation, he worked in a leading yacht design office for 13 years. Most of the projects he was involved won prestigious awards. He joined the team as the chief exterior designer in mid-2020. His passion for yacht design and his immense effort to reach perfection brings excellence and value to the work. With the open-heartedness, the meticulous working style, the experience, and the critical thinking skills, he is continuously setting the bar higher for our studio.
Hazal graduated from Maltepe University, Department of Yacht Design, in 2016. After working for three years in one of Turkey's leading yacht shipyards, in 2019, she began working as a designer at the Red Yacht Design. Hazal, who has also been a sailing instructor, has been a sailor since 2003. In addition to her systematic and neat working style, her interest and fondness for different materials make a difference in interior design projects.
Mehmetcan graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Department of Industrial Design, in 2016. After gaining some experience in the automotive sector, he worked in one of the leading industrial design offices for 1,5 years. In 2018, he started working as a designer at Red Yacht Design and began his master's degree in Design, Technology, and Society at Koç University. He brings high-quality solutions to the challenges in both interior and exterior design with his analytical and flexible approach.
Erdener graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Department of Industrial Design, in 2016. Working in the automotive industry for one year, he gained experience in transportation design. Later, he established his studio and worked on art and design. He started working as a designer in Red Yacht Design in 2019. With his artistic personality, he brings a different approach to industrial and yacht design both in interior and exterior design.
Hidayet graduated from Selcuk University, Department of Industrial Design, in 2020. After working for 6 months in one of Turkey’s leading yacht shipyards, in 2021, he began working as a designer at Red Yacht Design. Thanks to his education and practical design understanding in the field of furniture production, he brings a new breath to interior design projects in terms of detail.