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He started his design career in 1993 as a part-time practitioner and continued as a full-time designer after 1997. Durmaz graduated from Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Fine Arts, Graphic Design Department in 1999 with a project on interactive interface design; right after that he moved to Istanbul and worked as… Read More
He started his design career in 1993 as a part-time practitioner and continued as a full-time designer after 1997. Durmaz graduated from Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Fine Arts, Graphic Design Department in 1999 with a project on interactive interface design; right after that he moved to Istanbul and worked as an art director for well known brands until 2002. In 2002, he became a faculty member at the place of his graduation and returned back to Izmir. In 2004 he established www.ambalajtasarimi.com and henceforth made several packaging design activities and publications possible. In 2006, he contributed to the magazine Digital Arts. The same year saw him as the founder editor of Grafik Tasarım, the leading Turkish graphic design magazine, and he continued with dedication to this commitment for 30 issues. In 2009, he completed his masters of art degree in packaging design. Durmaz who has written many articles on graphic design conducted and joined events and is also the author of the book ‘100 Graphic Designers and Illustrators of Istanbul’ published in 2010. Durmaz who is a founder member of Tasa Platform, a counsellor committee member of "Tasarım" newspaper and works as an instructor at Dokuz Eylül University and is a freelance designer. Read Less
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