Çağrı Çankaya is a strategic, multidisciplinary designer, illustrator & art director with an eye for innovation and pixel perfection who was born in 01.01.1984 Bursa – Turkey. He is also known as “Designer on the road” in social media since he is the first and only designer who traveled the world just by… Read More
Çağrı Çankaya is a strategic, multidisciplinary designer, illustrator & art director with an eye for innovation and pixel perfection who was born in 01.01.1984 Bursa – Turkey. He is also known as “Designer on the road” in social media since he is the first and only designer who traveled the world just by doing design, without any personal saving and credit card between 2011 – 2014. During his world trip he has worked in more than 30 design or advertising agencies located in 23 countries. In 3 years he has traveled around 84.000 km, has been in 45 cities and has given lectures in 25 universities on the road. He wrote his insights for two international design magazines “Pool” and “Newwebpick” montly. His works are featured in many international publications, books, magazines, web sites and even in tv shows many times.
From scuba diving in Bali to running from angry bulls of Costa Rica he did almost all the extreme sports and also interesting or dangerous local traditions all around the world. One of them was making the world’s first design on air in South Africa. He jumped from an airplane from 11.000 feet and design a logo for his own design studio “DOTR” with 200km/h free fall speed. He became one of the main characters of a real video game project in Ukraine and a Chinese life style magazine selected him “best living man of the year” in 2012. His journey has been selected as one of the most inspiring world trips of all times by Tochka and his new life style has became a song, an ad campaign and many other things. He inspired many other artists and designers in different fields. In 2014 he started to give lectures in Kadir Has University Advertising Department in Istanbul. In 2015 he has won the award of “Ten outstanding young person” by JCI.
He has worked for both local and international clients, from small start ups to large firms and with every client he found it immensely rewarding, bringing the ideas they developed together to life. Read Less