A native of Istanbul, Turkey, Elif was influenced by her father who was an architect. Together with her identical twin sister, Elif attended Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts where she received a Bachelor of Architecture degree. Eventually moving to the United States, Elif earned additional degrees in interior design, historic preservation and conservation, and architecture. She prides herself on her ability to quickly adapt to cultural changes and being able to address Owner needs while creating enjoyable spaces.

Outside of Work
Elif loves traveling, spending time with her children, and finding creative activities for them to enjoy. When she is with her sister, they love watching their children get confused by who’s who.