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.
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
2017_“3273 PAGES” Solo Exhibition at Galeri A, İzmir. 2018_“Muğlak Alan” (Ambiguous Field) at Cadde Bostan Kültür Merkezi. 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).
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.