Made in Sishane

explore this up and coming creative district and understand the master crafsmen that populate it

Şişhane is a neighborhood in Istanbul. It recently became trendy amongst creative people, but allready in the 19th century it was the place where the newest gadgets from the west came ashore at what was then the Ottoman Empire. There is still an amazing density of electrical shops with goods like lamps . Made in Şişhane introduces creative people to the networks of master craftspeople and ateliers in the area and explains the way these networks operate. After a tour you will understand Istanbul from an entirely new perspective, one you cannot find in the books ...


sishane 01.jpg - light ateliers have their semi finished products carried over the steep hills to other locations where the final product is assembled Teike Tessel Asselbergs

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