Safa SAHIN

Footwear Designer, Nike

Istanbul > Portland

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About Safa

Safa Sahin is a footwear designer for Nike in Portland, Oregon, and the founder of his own namesake design label. Originally from Turkey, he is known for his surreal designs that often resemble another world altogether, blending sculpture and function. Safa has held exhibitions in the USA, Italy and Turkey and counts Lady Gaga among his clients. We spoke to Safa about a few tips for life in Portland and finding inspiration in Oregon's natural environment. 

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