Graphic Designer / Art Director / ZIN Member / Zumba Instructor

Dilem Akıner (*1989) graduated from TED Ankara College in 2006.
She held her BFA degree in Graphic Design at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey in 2010 and
M.Sc. degree in Industrial Design at METU, Ankara, Turkey in 2015.

She worked for a year and a half in the design team of Designnobis,
an award winning product design company, including world’s most prestigious awards Green Dot Awards,
International Design Awards and A’ Design Awards.

At present, she works at Kraf&Co. as Art Director, a multidisciplinary design studio awarded by
International Design Awards, specialized in graphic design, interior architecture and web design.

Besides her passion for design, she is a Zumba lover & Zumba® Instructor.

2015
– Published in GUI Design (SendPoints)
– M.Sc. Thesis:
Online Mass Customization: A Study on Consumers’ Preferences
on the Representation of Online Mass Customizable Products
2014
– Attendee of HOW Design Live, Boston

– Interview on Graphic Design in Artful Club Design Blog

2013
International Design Awards 1st Prize Winner,
Multimedia Design Category, Itiraf Et! 

International Design Awards Honorable Mention Winner,
Print Design Category, Kraf&Co. Corporate Identity Design

2012
– Co-Author of “The Position of three-dimensional modeling
and visualization techniques in industrial design education

article, published in Science Direct, Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences Journal by Elsevier.

– Speaker in World Conference on Design, Arts & Education, in Antalya
Presented research on the position of 3D modeling and visualization techniques
in industrial design education.