A visual communication designer working mainly on social posters, branding, and editorial design, as well as an exlibris artist. Since 2012, I’ve been working and teaching at Sakarya University as an associate professor focusing on vernacular typography, visual communication design education, and digital publishing.
Editor of the Turkish Typography Society.
Curator of Sakarya’nın Harfleri (Letters of Sakarya) and Yazı Bursa (Bursa Type).
➚ The sign painters of Sakarya: Cemalettin Vural and the Pilicci family
➚ The sign painters of Bursa
➚ Third eye in evaluation processes of visual communication design education: An artificial intelligence model
➚ From folk painting to graphic design: Numan Balıca and his apprentices in Adapazarı
➚ Basic approaches in visual communication design education: Specialism and generalism
2021 — Honorable Mention at the International Dervish Yunus Emre Exlibris Competition
2020 — Finalist at Ecuador Poster Biennial
2020 — Finalist (Top 60) at Uruguay Poster Festival
2020 — Honorable Mention at the International Exlibris Competition in Cyprus and Poland
2019 — Achievement Award at Sakarya University
2018 — Silver Award at Ecuador Poster Biennial