5-6 July 2018, Gökçeada (Imroz), Çanakkale – Turkey
Özyeğin University (OzU) – İstanbul Institute of Design (İID)
Since 2014 OzU/İID has been conducting a comprehensive social design initiative in Turkey. The Gökçeada Design Workshops take place every summer in Gökçeada, an island with different communities in the North Aegean Sea. The workshops aim to utilize design as a creative and innovative tool in order to address local social and economic problems in the island. The ultimate goal is to contribute to the island’s sustainable social development process. Through community involvement, partic...
The time has come for the second year of Design Week Turkey, "Potentials of Design". It will be a five-day long journey of design talks and panels. Domestic and foreigner designers will be gathering to discuss the "Potentials of Design", there will also be a 'Finland Day' as it is the guest country. We will be taking our place at Lütfi Kırdar International Convention & Exhibition Center, Rumeli Hall, Stand U-15.
Department Head Prof. Dr. Alpay Er is bestowed with "Suomen Leijonan I luokan ritarimerkki" (Knight, First Class, of the Order of the Lion of Finland) by President of Finland, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the development of bilateral relations and cooperation between Finland and Turkey in the field of design. Prof. Dr. Alpay Er received his award from Ms. Paivi KAIRAMO, Ambassador of Finland, during a ceremony held in Istanbul on September 21, 2017 in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Finland’s Declaration of Independence.
Hatiye Garip, our Department of Communication Design Research Assistant at Faculty of Architecture and Design, is selected as one of the finalists for the 10th International Illustration Meeting of S. João da Madeira in Portugal. Her works will be exhibited between 15th September and 10th November 2017 in S. João da Madeira, Portugal.
Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council and TUBITAK will be holding a four-day workshop on design entrepreneurship in Istanbul, on 3-6 October 2017. The workshop is being coordinated by Professor Anne Douglas (Robert Gordon University) and Professor Alpay Er (Ozyegin University) and will have contributions from other leading researchers including Professor Ozlem Er (Istanbul Technical University), Chris Fremantle (Robert Gordon University), Dr Nil Gulari (Robert Gordon University) and Dr Isil Oygur (Ozyegin University). We are now inviting Early C...
Özyeğin University, Architecture and Design Faculty - Architecture Department run an on-site workshop ‘Reading Vernacular: Assos Antique City - Behramkale Village’ as a part of their research internship program, under supervision of Asst. Prof. Dr. Özgür Göçer and Asst. Prof. Dr. Ebru Karahan between 11-21 June 2017.
Assos Antique City - Behramkale Village, a 1st Priority Archeological and Historical Preservation Area, was analysed in terms of its spatial and social characteristics using questionnaire, inventory studies and building survey. By the end of the workshop, students redesigned new h...
Özyeğin University Department of Communication Design Research Assistant Hatiye Garip presented her first conference paper at the 12th International Design and Design History Symposium on the theme of "Cross (-) abilities in Design".
There were three paper presentations from ÖzÜ / İID at this year's European Academy of Design Conference. The conference took place at Rome, Italy from 12 to 14 April, 2017. This year's theme was Design For Next.
The papers from ÖzÜ / İID were:
Designing on the spot: The case of Gökçeada/Imbros by Alayça Erözçelik and Burak Taşdizen
User, research, and practice: Learning from design consultancies by Işıl Oygür
Facebook as a boundary object in industrial design studio: A SoTL study by Işıl Oygür and Devrim Ülkebaş (Kadir Has University)