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Fascinated by Corsets: Begüm Bayoğlu

Begüm started to work as a costume designer for commercials after graduating from the Department of Fashion Design at Istituto Marangoni Milano and managed to turn her admiration for the glory of historical costumes and curiosity for nostalgia into a profession. In 2017, she took…

Strange Story of Three Siblings: Butterflies

If you haven’t head of Tolga Karaçelik before, you’ve definitely heard about the fact that he won the grand jury award in the category of “Best International Motion Picture” at the Sundance Film Festival. in 2018. Karaçelik’s third feature-length Butterflies, also the first and only…

Ai Weiwei’s first exhibition in Turkey!

Sakıp Sabancı Museum prepares to host Ai Weiwei’s first exhibition in Turkey. The exhibition, which will be open on September 12, will display a wide selection of the artist’s works in addition to new ones. Focusing on Weiwei’s porcelain works, the exhibition bears traces of both his life story and his approach to the tradition of handicrafts and the history of art.


Gucci’s contemporary-and-romantic philosophy comes together with Coco Capitán’s witty and ironic style. Coco Capitán’s handcrafted witty aphorisms were featured on two pieces at the fashion show for Gucci’s 2017-18 Fall/Winter collection. Guests at Gucci’s Italy show were welcomed by Capitán’s writings on the wall and…

Daily Dose of Wit: Alessio Franceschetto

It’s indisputable that little details require great intelligence and creativity. We cannot contain our excitement when we see designs that make us think that. One of our recent reasons to love Instagram is Alessio’s designs which bring an unusual perspective to daily objects. If you like irony, humor and pop-art, you’ll love Alessio Franceschetto.

Today’s Dream Job: Emoji Translator

How many times a day do you use an emoji? Have you ever thought that you can earn money from emoji? No, we’re not talking about design – just by using it. Last December, when London-based translation company Today Translations published a job advertisement titled “Emoji…

Metin Gürsoy

I remember the first day I met Metin Gürsoy clearly. His energy, ideas, and most importantly the enthusiasm he holds for what he does had a big effect on me. For the time when we had the chance to work together, or when I was…