Melih Gün was born in Ankara in 1964. He graduated from TED Ankara Kolej in 1981 and from METU department of Industrial Design (Faculty of Architecture) in 1985. In 1987, after completing his military service, he became head of GUN MOBILYA (www.gunmobilya.com.tr), a family-owned company which has been growing in the field of high end home furnishings since 1951. He takes place among the founders of ETMK (Industial Designers Society of Turkey), OMSIAD and MUDER (Associations in the Furniture Field). In 1987, Melih GUN entered the field of hotel contract furniture with the Ankara Hilton Project. In 1991, he founded GUNOFI Ltd. and thus expanded the scope of his business to the office furniture field. In 1993, he started undertaking turnkey construction projects with ARGETA Ltd. (www.argeta.com.tr). He produces public area furnishings, doors, kitchens,as well as office and hotel furniture in his 12.000 square meter contemporary factory under the brand name IKOOR (www.ikoor.com.tr) which he created in 1994. He has assumed many duties in various professional organisations such as TUGIAD (Young Businessmen Association of Turkey – managing comittee), Ankara Chamber of Industry, OAIB (Central Anatolian Exporter Unions). Melih Gün is married and has two children.