Iznik Vakfi (Iznik Foundation)
Prof.Dr.Isil Akbaygil founded "Iznik Training and Education Foundation" in 1993 with the aim of reviving Iznik art. Having spent years of research and countless experiments the Foundation successfully discovered the secret of quartz tiles and started producing with the ancient traditional methods.
Iznik Foundation has managed to attain this major achievement through the unsparing efforts of the 45-member team of the “Ceramic Research Center” and the “Tiles and Ceramic Corporation” along with the efforts enlisted by Istanbul University, Mimar Sinan University and TÜBİTAK. (Research Institute of Turkey) Princeton University, USA.
Special customer orders are taken through the Internet and project developments can be made on demand. The Design team creates unique private collections, murals or architectural projects according to customer demands.
Both decorative and an excellent insulation material, the quartz Iznik tile is versatile in design and is also adaptable to clients’ demands. Based on orders; the Foundation design group creates custom made designs. Therefore each piece becomes a UNIQUE ARTIFACT.