International award winning graphic designer, artist and academic, based in İzmir, Turkey. Prefers to work in cultural fields and contribute to various art initiatives. Alongside the design career, his cardinal focus is on conceptual and artistic approaches to book object and typographic expressions in visual communication. In 2014 he accepted as a participant to Werkplaats Typografie Summer School. Same year, he established an independent bookwork initiative KartonKitap, with associate and friend, N. Toros Mutlu. Currently teaching at Yaşar University and working on countless everlasting projects with people he trusts.



         
                 

︎Awards

︎2018_Special Achievement Award in Typography Category at 37th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Association with “Kent Müellifleri” poster.
︎2018_Special Achievement Award in Typography Category at 37th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Association with “Yunus Emre” poster
︎2018_Special Achievement Award in Typography Category at 37th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Association with “GRAF018” poster.
︎2018_Special Achievement Award in Poster Category at 37th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Association with “Nokta ve Çizgi” poster.
︎2018_Special Achievement Award in Poster Category at 37th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Association with “YUADSII” poster.
︎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_“Color Portraits” 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)

︎2019_F: Project (as Curator and participant) at Hayy Open Space, supported by Spaces of Culture, İzmir.
︎2019_Thessaloniki Design Week, 10+10 Poster Exhibition at MOMus-Museum of Contemporary Art
︎40th Anniversary of GMK Poster Exhibition at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts Universit, İstanbul
︎2019_35th Year Graduation Show of Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Fine Arts Graphic Design Department at Kazım Türker Art Galler, İzmir
︎2018_Ecuador Poster Bienal
︎2018_Good Design 3 İzmir, participated with five awarded and two solo works.
︎2018_Solo Show titled “Second Nature” at Kendine Ait Bir Oda Project Room.
︎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_“3273 PAGES” Solo Exhibition at Galeri A, İzmir.
︎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).


︎Lectures

Lecture about aesthetics of remix concept on printed materials at Aksanat, as part of the Bülent Erkmen’s Remix Exhibition.

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︎Academic

Dr. Lecturer & Instructor
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


Commissioners and Friends

Ali Taptık
Arter
Ayşe Gür
Bülent Erkmen
Deniz Cem Önduygu
Emre Parlak
Erman Yılmaz
Esen Karol
GMK
Gizem Hız Altıntaş
HAYY Open Space
Ilgın Deniz Akseoğlu
K2
KA Fotoğraf Geliştirme Atölyesi
Manifold
Melike Koçak
Melike Taşçıoğlu
Metehan Özcan
N. Toros Mutlu
Okay Karadayılar
Saliha Yavuz
Sarp Sözdinler
Yahşibey Tasarım Çalışmaları
Yurdaer Altıntaş