Cansu Göksu is a designer born in Istanbul. Currently, she is an Industrial Designer at Bestway Inflatables and is pursuing her studies at MiP, Politecnico di Milano in Executive Masters in Project Management. She also works as a freelance designer internationally. Her areas of expertise are design consultancy, creation of design workshops, design magazine content creation, product design, pattern, graphic & packaging design. Her portfolio includes La Prairie, Mario Bellini Architects, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, DFA Partners, Misk Floral Cafe, Minval Marble&Things, KulturSanat Mag and Surreal Mag.


She graduated with honors from Bachelor in Interior & Product Design at Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti and also Product Design Master at Domus Academy in Milan.


During her undergraduate education she also studied at École Supérieure des Arts Modernes in Paris for a semester with the Erasmus Exhange Program and successfully completed several internship programs in New York and Milan including Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Studio Rotella. She studied her last semester at the acclaimed Pratt Institute. Moreover she worked in Karim Rashid Design Studio during her lovely journey in New York 

Awards & Exhibitions

2019 Shortlisted in Green Product Concept Award and showcased in IHM International Crafts Fair in Munich (DE)

2019 La Triennale di Milano, “Ti Porto in Prigione” with Stanze Sospese (IT)


2018 Shortlisted in ADI Design Targa Bonetto (IT)

2018 Winner of the Mad in Design Contest, Turin (IT)

2018 Milan Design Week with E L A Chair Design (IT)

2018 Milan Design Week with Stanze Sospese Prison Design Project with Franco Raggi & DFA Partners (IT)


2017 1st place of Dressing the Design Contest of Istituto Marangoni in Milan (IT)

2017 Milan Design Week with Blend Glass Set (IT)


2015 Winner of the Temporary Tattoo Design Contest for World Suicide Prevention Day, Pratt, NY (USA)

2015 Dean’s List at Pratt Institute, Fall 2015 (USA)

2015 2nd place, Milan EXPO, Parco Segantini Competition, The Municipality of Milan (IT)

2015 Milan Design Week with Amorim Lunch Box Design (IT)


2012 Parcial Junior Scholarship, NABA, Milan (IT)


2011 Winner of the Art of Travelling Contest, NABA, Milan (IT)

2011 D&D Art Studio Mixed Exhibition, Istanbul (TR)


2010 D&D Art Studio Mixed Exhibition, Istanbul (TR)