May 'Open Day' Guest; Bora Aksu

Istanbul Moda Academy continues to organize Introduction to Fashion Days, with the aim of providing young talents interested in Fashion Design Training with a road map.

The guest speaker at Open Day in June, held on Wednesday, 23 May 2012 was the world renowned Turkish designer Bora Aksu. Participants targeting a bright future in the field of fashion had a valuable opportunity to chat with Aksu and find answers to many of their questions regarding Fall Semester Training programs offered at İMA.

While answering questions of those willing to further their education in the field of fashion towards a  successful career, Bora Aksu focused on the key aspects of the education system in fashion design and shared his views on adopting a global approach to the sector.  

Aksu also shared his personal experiences of the sector and training process with the audience. Especially underlining the significance of getting to know one’s self and opening one’s perception beyond established borders, he argued that creative minds always need to be a step ahead of the others. Aksu also emphasized the role of technical knowledge and skills in putting creative ideas to work throughout the process of research, development and self-improvement.