Ayse Birsel

Ayse Birsel
New York City

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Ayse (pronounced Eye-Shay) Birsel is one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People 2017 and is on theThinkers50 Radar List of the 30 management thinkers most likely to shape the future of organizations.She is the author of Design the Life You Love. Recognized as #1 Coach in Life Design by MarshallGoldsmith Leading Coaches, she gives lectures on Design the Life + Work You Love to corporations.

Ayse is the co-founder of Birsel + Seck, the award-winning design and innovation studio, and consults to Amazon, Colgate-Palmolive, Herman Miller, GE, IKEA, The Scan Foundation, Staples and Toyota, among others. Her design process, Deconstruction:Reconstruction™, is the red thread across all her work. Her work can be found in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

Book, Design the Life You Love. A step-by-step guide to building a meaningful future. An interactive journal that serves as a joyful, inspirational guide to building the life you've always dreamed of, using the principles and creative process of an award-winning product designer. Life, just like a design problem, is full of constraints -- time, money, age, location, and circumstances. You can’t have everything, so you have to be creative to make what you want and what you need co-exist. Design the Life You Love is a joyful, inspirational guide to building the life you’ve always wanted, using the principles and creative process of an award-winning product designer. Through four steps that reveal hidden skills and wisdom, anyone can design a life they love!

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