About Dilem Akıner

Designer / Art Director

Dilem Akıner Akışık is a designer based in Ankara, Turkey. She graduated from TED Ankara College in 2006. She received her BFA degree in Graphic Design at Bilkent University in 2010 and Master of Science degree in Industrial Design at Middle East Technical University 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.

She worked for 5 years as Art Director at Kraf&Co, 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® Instructor.

At present, she works as an independent designer.

Awards

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

International Design Awards Honorable Mention Winner, 2013
Print Design Category, Kraf&Co. Corporate Identity Design

Publications

Master of Science Thesis, 2015.
Online Mass Customization: A Study on Consumers’ Preferences on the Representation of Online Mass Customizable Products

Published in GUI Design (SendPoints) 2015.
ISBN 978-988-13834-9-5

Interview on Graphic Design in Artful Club Design Blog, 2014.

Science Direct, Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences Journal by Elsevier,2012.
Co-Author of “The Position of three-dimensional modeling and visualization techniques in industrial design education.”

Speaker in World Conference on Design, Arts & Education Antalya, 2012.

Organizations

Attendee of HOW Design Live, Boston, 2014.