IDA 2022 winners announced!
May Kaan | International Design Awards Jury

May Kaan

Francon / Founder

May Kaan is the founder of Francon, a womenswear label inspired by functional archetypes in timeless architecture.

She studied at the fashion academy in Amsterdam and Willem de Kooning art academy in Rotterdam before starting her career at Yves Saint Laurent in London.

She has since operated across the creative industries in diverse capacities, founding an agency to represent emerging artists, developing brand identities for architectural projects, and serving as an ambassador for the Boijmans Museum of art.