Art related buildings are considered to support individuals and the society to express and manifest their ideas, while providing a common ground to share them. The museum aims to become a platform for promoting new design ideas as well as introducing international design to the city of Istanbul. it will hopefully help to encourage a wider understanding of design and increase the productive dialogue between the design communities. The complex is intended to house 'Artists in the Residence' program by providing them workshop areas, exhibition and accommodation facilities. The artistic affiliation of the museum are suggested to embrace the fields of Architecture, 2D design (graphic design), 3D design (Furniture, industrial design, Shoe Design, Sculpture), photography, Digital and interactive Arts, Printmaking, Fashion Design, Drawing, Jewelers and Set design. The site is an area of about 3600 m2.