Professional in Building Components Design.
He was born in Istanbul on May 19, 1973, Tolga Berkay graduated from Marmara University Fine Arts Ceramic Department where he studied from 1992 to 1996, ranking second, and engaged in sculpture work at Prof. Dr. Tankut Öktem’s studio. In later years, he worked for twelve years at Istanbul. Eczacıbaşı Vitra Seramik Factory, Design and CAD/CAM department and for a short time, at Kohler Factories in France. He was trained on high pressure mould design and production in Italy on which he made applications in Turkey. Setting up his own studio in Şile, Istanbul in 1997, Tolga Berkay created works on Hittite civilization and wall reliefs, and showed his applications in various architectural structures, staying loyal to the originals of Hittite Reliefs in local and international museums. He has been serving as design director at Bien Seramik sanitary ware and Tiles plants in Bozüyük since 2011. The artist, who has worked with ceramics for a time period over seventeen years, who has designs in various solo exhibitions and institutional firms, has won various prizes on sculpture, ceramic and bathroom designs in Turkey and international platforms.