He graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Department of Surveying Restoration and Restitution. Afterwards, he completed his undergraduate education at the Faculty of Architecture, Department of Interior Architecture of the same school. Discovering her interest in marine vehicles, where he has experience in design and application, he graduated from Marmara University Fine Arts Institute with his master's thesis titled "A Volume and Furniture Focused Study on Small-Scale Floating Spaces with Residential Functions". During his education, he made interior design, application and furniture design in many companies.
Istanbul Design Week, International Paper Furniture workshop, project consultant in "From Part to Whole Space" workshop, 9th Istanbul furniture fair (ISMOB) design competition jury member, 10th and 12th National Home Furniture Design Competition jury member, 19 Mayıs University (OMU) , was a project consultant in the Project for Increasing Young Employment in the Furniture Sector and took place as a speaker at Forum Interior Interior Architecture Conference and Fair, Design Talks.
Some of the fairs he participated in are Art Basel Event Miami, Milan Depodova Showroom, İmob (2008-2009,2010,2011), I-Deco (2009,2011). He participated in design and art group exhibitions at Armaggan Art and Design Gallery and Art Suites Gallery.
Product and space designs have been published in the domestic and international press. Furniture designs “ABC”, “ABC XS” and “Clear” were showcased at the “2020 Virtual Design Festival” organized by the popular online design portal Dezeen. With his success and experience, he founded Zift Design (design & application) company in 2010.
Since 2014, he has taught Design Studio, Furniture Design ,Showcase Design, Model Design, Free Hand Perspective, Surveying Restoration and Building Protection Techniques courses at Gedik University, Topkapı University and Beykoz University. He is currently teaching at Beykoz University as a lecturer.
Continuing to produce and share, Lütfi Büyüktopbaş prioritizes continuity, simplicity and functionality in his designs; in other words, he likes to experience being on the road rather than arriving somewhere.
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