fam° x ATÖLYE : Article Header Illustrations

As fam° we collaborate with ATÖLYE for their Medium articles, fam° artists design header illustrations for articles written by ATÖLYE members. 

Similar to bee colonies, each community has their own interaction dynamics, but what does this interaction entail? Selin Tahtakılıç’s illustration for ATÖLYE’s Medium article investigating this question portrays an analogy between the communication networks of bees during honey making processes and the interaction web of communities.

Uğur Altun’s illustration for ATÖLYE’s Medium article titled, “How an unexpected alliance between Service Design and Business Design can help design better services” summarises the whole story with details in one image. Two gears representing who different design services and two different set of values contrary to common belief work together and create an environment that is fruitful and beneficial for both of them.

This illustration is also one of chosen winner and appears online as part of The Archive collection at @american_illustration_winners.

It takes certain craftsmanship to successfully complete an origami in one shot. Usually making origami is a try and fail process. Especially if people are collaborating it becomes a creative learning process for all. ATÖLYE’s new educational platform Akademi aims for such collective and experimental collaborations. Ece Ağırtmış illustrates the article where these collaborations are explained with a twist: Do you notice that the origami making duo is also inside a paper? Ece reminds us that both the origami and the process of making it are subjected to a trial and error method.

What will the world be like after Covid-19? Selin Tahtakılıç illustrated the predictions of  ATÖLYE’s co-founder Engin Ayaz regarding the post-Covid-19 world. Selin invites us to imagine a world where the fish of Venice are back, where neighbourhoods regain importance, where we reconnect with nature and each household is connected through digital platforms.

How did remote working practises change in the Covid-19 process? What kind of an environment does remote working generate? What is a digital office anyway? The details of these questions are inside Uğur Altun’s illustration made for ATÖLYE’s Medium article about going remote. Welcome to the world where screens are met with plants, where files are stored in clouds and pants are not obligatory.

How is the new normal making us question our old perspectives? What kind of new point of views did we gain after the pandemic? Eylül Deniz Ergun's illustration brings in new angles about how we see the new world order for the article of ATÖLYE that discusses the steps that businesses can take to create more sustainable models while transitioning to the new normal.

Cansu Bayrambey's new illustration for ATÖLYE visualizes the new roles the facilitators must take to design more effective and inclusive digital workshops.

Eda Çağıl Çağlarırmak's illustration for ATÖLYE visualizes the balance of life during the pandemic for the article "11 key takeaways on the psychological impacts of the coronavirus". 

It's Sim Onay's illustration for ATÖLYE's new Medium article. The article is about ATÖLYE's process of going completely remote during Covid-19. Sim's fluid forms represent the necessity of agility in this process, and the composition portrays how changing to remote can add diversity and flexibility to work environments.


Tutku's work for ATÖLYE Academy's new medium article illustrates the process of designing Human-Oriented Design Cards, a helpful tool to introduce and streamline human-centered design processes. The work is inspired by the diamond shape of design process and the journey of discovery during it.
This article is currently only in Turkish.

Neda Mamo illustrated the cover of ATÖLYE’s new Medium article that tells the creation story of Perspective Istanbul, a special creative experiences program designed and organized by Today at Apple and ATÖLYE.
 Neda Mamo represented  İstanbul’s dynamic diversity and the multiplicity of creative practices with her vibrant characters, colorful neighborhoods and the hand of creativity that surrounds the new Apple Store and the city.


fam° x ATÖLYE : Article Header Illustrations