After having completed his degree in architecture at Istanbul Technical University in 1999, Niyazi Erdoğan made it to the finals of the ITAEA fashion designers competition in 2003.
Between 2009 and 2014 he not onlu made collections for the world renowned brands like Zara, Esprit, Pull & Bear, Tommy Hilfiger under the name of a company called Eroni on which he was both a partner and design director, but he also presented collections in Istanbul Fashion Week under his name.
For a while during the same period designer himself provided consultancy to sportswear brand Maraton. In the summer of 2014 he established his accessories brand NIYO.
Niyazi Erdoğan selected as one of the select designers of Istanbul Fashion Incube, Turkey’s first center for fashion entrepreneurship that professionally supports promising designers, with his NIYO bag designs made out of traditional Turkish garments in collaboration with the Bayburt Print Museum, a museum which is awarded with the European Museum award in the year 2014.
Aside from his design work he also is the deputy chair of the Turkish Fashion Designers association.