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 and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Currently Efecem is the Program Coordinator of Industrial Design at Michael Graves College, Kean University. He 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.