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Get the low down on your fav Istanbul creatives, how they started out and if they’re hiring!
Starting off by studying graphic design, Gizem Vural, soon discovered she prefered to solve problems with illustration rather than design. Read on to hear about how Gizem discovered her abstract style and some advice for those starting out!
Fulled by caffeine Tamer Koseli gets up to some marvelous things 😀Tamer tells us all about how he drew logos all over the place when he was a kid to now pushing his personal project of drawing 5 landmarks a week!
Check out the industry standard of work in Istanbul - how it is shot, what do they present?
Our top picks for recommended articles, blogs and companies in Istanbul.
Grafik Tasarımcılar Mes…
The Graphic Designers Professional Association (GMK) was established in Istanbul in 1978 under the name of Graphic Designers Professional Association. The organization has a membership enrollment range from the creative staff of advertising agencies and design studios, to academics and students; The development of graphic design in Turkey, the coming together of designers engaged in manufacturing in this area and carries the purpose of protecting the professional rights. With its activities since its establishment, the designers are brought together professionally from different production areas. At the Graphic Design Exhibition, which he organizes every year, he has been a member of the International Design Council (Ico-D) since 1993, creating and awarding a comprehensive selection of graphic products produced during that year.
Creative Mornings Istan…
CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types. Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee!
ISType (Istanbul Typography Seminars) brings together students, academics, and industry professionals to discuss issues in typography, current innovations in the field, and areas for growth in the future. The main objective is to establish a theoretical framework to learn the origins of typography and to understand where it is heading. A series of talks and applied workshops are led by nationally and internationally renowned typographers, calligraphers, and scholars.
Paris based Studio Fables designed a series of animations to promote the Grolsch brewery on the EP7 building facade and on social networks for the first Grolsch Explore event. Head over to their website to see it in motion.
Future of Branding Week…
Find out the latest approaches to brand strategy used in the award-winning creative agencies in London. Explore how companies can express themselves using new channels and evolving technologies and what is the key to future-proofing a brand.
Glasgow International S…
The design studio behind the new Glasgow International 2018 branding (Cause & Effect) have created a limited edition run of four colourful screen prints.
Clubbed: a visual histo…
Clubbed: a visual history of UK club culture celebrates the best graphic design in UK clubs. The book put together by Rick Banks (a.k.a. Face37) features logos, posters, photography, stickers, tickets, menus, cover art, signage, lanyards, fonts and, yes, flyers from the last 35 years. The deluxe hardback features a (…)
This weeks playlist was put together by Abdullah Shakur an artist working with the mediums of design and photography showing a raw view of life in America. Make sure to follow him on Instagram.
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