About
SARP SOZDINLER (1989) is a graphic designer and freelance editor currently lives and works in Istanbul. Throughout the years, he had been based in various cities such as Brussels, Vienna, and Modena, having worked with studios including Base Design, Bülent Erkmen, and VtwoB. By the beginning of 2014, he has starte… Read More
SARP SOZDINLER (1989) is a graphic designer and freelance editor currently lives and works in Istanbul. Throughout the years, he had been based in various cities such as Brussels, Vienna, and Modena, having worked with studios including Base Design, Bülent Erkmen, and VtwoB. By the beginning of 2014, he has started working with Aslı & Can Altay at FAI, and is on the verge of completing his thesis at Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts. In 2011, he had started studying at the University of Applied Arts Vienna as an exchange student, and went on to co-found the non-profit imprint, Editions Inédits, same year. Following his return to Istanbul, he has also co-founded a t-shirts company, Pasted!. He works for clients in the cultural field, through editorial design, books, websites, custom typefaces, and printed matter. Read Less
Education
University of Applied Arts Vienna - Graphic Design (2011 - 2012)

Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts - Graphic Design (2009 - Present)

Bahcesehir University - Computer Engineering (2006 - 2009)
Exhibitions & Features
2012 - Exhibited under 1st Istanbul Design Biennial at "Imperfection" exhibition, curated by IKSV

2012 - Exhibited under 1st Istanbul Design Biennial at "Istanbul Design Guide" exhibition, curated by Zero Istanbul

2012 - Exhibited at Essence 12 / End of the Year Show of University of Applied Arts Vienna.

2012 -… Read More
2012 - Exhibited under 1st Istanbul Design Biennial at "Imperfection" exhibition, curated by IKSV

2012 - Exhibited under 1st Istanbul Design Biennial at "Istanbul Design Guide" exhibition, curated by Zero Istanbul

2012 - Exhibited at Essence 12 / End of the Year Show of University of Applied Arts Vienna.

2012 - Exhibited at Klappe Kartak with multiple works ("Fargo" title sequence, "Der Radierer")

2012 - Exhibited with posters for KREK Theater Assembly at foyer.

2012 - Exhibited at "Rhizome" exhibition, curated by Prof. Melih Gorgun

2012 - Guest curator at "Create and Rotate" artist program

2012 - Published in "Grafist 16" book with multiple works

2012 - Interviewed by Students That Make

2012 - Work selected for "Justified Mag", going to be published in London in September.

2012 - Work selected for "Magazine Design" book, going to be published by SendPoints Publishing Co. ("Frieze Magazine")

2012 - Featured on Undercoat with selected portfolio

2012 - Featured on The Local Pigeon with selected portfolio

2012 - Featured on RRADAR with "In the Search of a Desert" book

2012 - Featured on Typograph Me with "KREK Theatre Poster Series"

2012 - Featured on Zeroin with "Albert Watson" book

2012 - Featured on Designspiration with "New National Collage Project Prest" poster

2012 - Featured on VisualizeUs with "New National Collage Project Prest" poster

2012 - Featured on Luc Devroye's Type Design website with "Bled Typeface"

2012 - Showcased on Student Show (Behance) with the work "Geneviève Bjargardóttir - Identity"

2012 - Showcased on Student Show (Behance) with the work "Geneviève Bjargardóttir - Website"

2012 - Showcased on Typography Served (Behance) and Student Show (Behance) with the work "Bled Typeface"

2012 - Showcased on Student Show (Behance) with the work "Art Beyond Representation"

2012 - Showcased on Student Show (Behance) with the work "Fotografie an der Angewandten"

2012 - Showcased on Student Show (Behance) with the work "Frieze Magazine"

2012 - Exhibited at "Help Van!" exhibition, curated by BeTurkey

2011 - Featured on Airspace & Kinetics with "Fargo" title sequence

2011 - Featured on Frequency with "Fargo" title sequence

2011 - Exhibited at "Self-Promotion" exhibition, curated by Graphic Design Department of Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts

2010 - Exhibited at "Mother Tongue" exhibition, curated by ICOGRADA / INDIGO Read Less
Full Resume
Work Experience
  • Freelance Graphic Designer
    Bülent Erkmen / BEK Design & Consultancy // Istanbul, Turkey
  • Junior Designer
    VtwoB // Modena, Italy
  • Art Director / Full Time Intern
    Medina Turgul DDB // Istanbul, Turkey
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