Interior Architecture & Product Design
1153A Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
T: (785) 532-5992
Assistant Professor Kutay Guler earned his bachelor and master’s degrees at Bilkent University – Turkey, Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design in 2006 and 2009 respectively. He successfully completed his Proficiency in Fine Arts (Ph.D. equivalent) degree at Anadolu University – Turkey, Department of Interior Architecture in 2012. He earned his Associate Professorship degree from the Inter-University Council of Turkey in 2017.
His research primarily focuses on the intersection of environmental design dynamics and digital tools. His papers were published in Computers & Education (Elsevier), Museum Management & Curatorship (Taylor & Francis), and Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education (Intellect). He authored the book Simulating Visitor Behavior and recently finished editing the volume titled Contemporary Issues in Housing Design, both from Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
In the past six years as assistant professor he taught interior design studios at various levels including capstone studio, professional practice, furniture design, and various elective courses on creative thinking, exhibition design, and digital design representation.
He has also pursued a freelance design career since 2006, during which he completed over 60 commercial and residential interiors along with numerous industrial design, landscape design, and architectural visualization projects for national and international clientele. The variety of projects and the profile diversity of his clients helped him develop a broad understanding of the interior design practice.