International award winning graphic designer and academic, based in İzmir, Turkey. In 2014 he accepted as a participant to Werkplaats Typografie Summer School, which was directed by Armand Mevis, Leonardo Sonnoli, Maureen Mooren and Karel Martens. During his professional and academic career, he made contributions to several exhibitions, workshops, biennale, triennale, and personal art & design initiatives. In 2014, he established an independent bookwork initiative KartonKitap, with associate and friend, N. Toros Mutlu.

Focused on book design, artists’ books and typography.



         
                 

︎Awards

2018_Three Special Achievement Award in Typography Category at 37th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Association with “Kent Müellifleri”, “Yunus Emre” and “GRAF018” posters.

2018_Two Special Achievement Award in Poster Category at 37th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Association with “Nokta ve Çizgi” and “YUADSII” posters.

2018_Platinum Award Winner in the Graphis Typography4: Type in Use Competitions.

2017_Sait Maden Exclusive Typography Award at, 36th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Association.

2017_Special Achievement Award in Poster Category at 36th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Association.

2017_Special Achievement Award in Typography Category at 36th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Association.

2016_Special Achievement Award in Book Design Category at 35th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Association.

︎Workshops (Selective)

︎as Director

2018_“Portraits of Colors” workshop within Good Design 3 İzmir, with Gizem Hız.

2016_“A Book as a...” at Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Graphic Design Department within 16th Young Brainstorming Graphic Design Days as KartonKitap.

2016_"Mise-En-Scene X Mise-En-Page", Cemre Yeşil X Karton Kitap: A workshop held during ITU Photography Club, Photo Meet-Ups VIII.

2016_“Süre, Süreç Sürat” Collaborative workshop held during the 2nd Tasarım Koyu Izmir.

2015_“Jazzine”, Artzine Workshop as a part of IKSEV İzmir Europian Jazz Festival.

︎as Participant

2014_Werkplaats Typografie Summer School, ISIA Urbino.

2008_Yahşibey Design Workshop with Sadık Karamustafa & Burcu Dündar.

2008_Grafist 12 Workshop with Esen Karol.

︎Exhibitions (Selective)

2017_“3273 PAGES” Solo Exhibition at Galeri A, İzmir.

2018_Ecuador Poster Bienal

2018_Good Design 3 İzmir, participated with five awarded and two solo works.

2018_“Muğlak Alan” (Ambiguous Field) at Cadde Bostan Kültür Merkezi.

2018, 2017, 2016, 2015_Graphic Design Exhibition (34, 35, 36th), GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Association.

2017_“Ars Libris: Artists’ Books as Ergodic Texts” at Bilken University Library Art Gallery, Ankara.

2016_Group Exhibition at Turkish-American Association, İzmir.

2016_“Art Prints İzmir” at Maquis Projects.

2014_Portizmir 3 International Triennial of Contemporary Art.

2014_Temporary Intervention in Kemeraltı (Project Coordinator and Artist).

      























































  
                  

2018_Proficiency in Art Thesis Book (as) Work: Conceptual Discourses on Substencial Existence of a Book.
2014_Master Thesis Building Content in Book Design: The Designer as Author.

Member of GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Association and 4T Design and Design History Society
Working at Yaşar University, Faculty of Art & Design, Graphic Design Department
Contact
kareadam@gmail.com