He is an award winning independent graphic
designer and academic, based in İzmir, Turkey. Especially focused on typography and making & designing books in editorial and conceptual approaches. 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 and Triennale, and personal art & design initiatives. He
loves playing with visual elements in order to find “nonsense” graphical
interpretations through photography and different mediums.
In 2014, he
established an independent bookwork initiative KartonKitap, with associate and
friend, N. Toros Mutlu.
He was launched his first solo exhibition titled “3273
Pages” at Galeri A, İzmir. After his master thesis (2014) on “The Designer as
Author” theme, currently working on his proficiency in art thesis on “Book as a Conceptual Work” along with other everlasting projects.
Platinum Award Winner in the Graphis Typography4: Type in Use Competitions
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, 2017
Special Achievement Award in Book Design Category at 35th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Association, 2016
GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Association
4T Design and Design History Society
Working at Yaşar University, Faculty of Art & Design, Graphic Design Department
“3273 PAGES” Solo Exhibition at Galeri A, İzmir, 2017
“Muğlak Alan” (Ambiguous Field) at Cadde Bostan Kültür Merkezi, 2018 (Future)