17th Graduation Projects Jury and Exhibition

17th Graduation Projects Exhibition and the fourth year final jury took place at the Culture and Convention Center between May 29 and 31, 2018. 53 students presented their work, supported by 35 firms. We would like to congratulate all our stakeholders once again for their hard work. [...]

2018-09-26T14:58:24+03:0001.07.2018|Event, Exhibition|

Typographic Poster Design Workshop

Prof. Çiğdem Demir from Gazi University, Department of Visual Communication Design organized a one-day workshop on typography on 27th April, Friday.


Final presentations and closing ceremony of Interdisciplinary Design Studio 3 by METU Design Factory

Final presentations and closing ceremony of Interdisciplinary Design Studio 3 by METU Design Factory, which is conducted under ID403 Collaborative Design course, took place at the new Design Factory building on 20 January 2017. We congratulate our participating students and thank everyone who made it possible.


User Focused Design Workshop Directed by Doğan Şekercioğlu from IDEO

Our department hosted User Focused Design Workshop directed by Doğan Şekercioğlu from IDEO, USA. In the first session of the event which was organized by Istanbul Minerals and Metals Exporters Associations (IMMIB), Doğan Şekercioğlu presented IDEO’s design approach, design thinking methods and internet of things. In the afternoon he conducted [...]


Güner`e Atfen: Thoughts on Design Profession, Education and Practice

On the first year anniversary of his passing, we are inviting you all to the commemoration event of our dear professor Güner Mutaf. The event will take place in Architecture Amphitheatre, METU, on March 2nd, 2015.   Event Schedule 14:00   Ali Cengizkan - Opening Speech 14:10   Mehmet Asatekin - Güner’ce Tasarımdan Nerelere... 14:30   Tevfik Balcıoğlu - Tasarımda Kurumsallaşma: Gizli [...]


Graduation Ceremony

Graduation ceremony of Middle East Technical University was held on the 29th of June 2014, at "Devrim" (revolution) stadium. 29th of June being also World Industrial Design Day, the students and staff members celebrated both events.


Workshop: Rapid Concept Development – 2D-3D Form Creation, by Ian Storer and Ian Campbell

METU ID would like to thank Ian James Storer and Ian Campbell from Loughborough Design School for their presentations and workshop this week, "Rapid Concept Development: 2D-3D Form Creation". We were presented with some great techniques for visualisation, focusing on Pinterest to gather style-based product imagery, Photoshop Mashing of images [...]


ID Graduate Seminars Series #1:

Our PhD graduate, Dr. Armağan Kuru, will give a seminar entitled "Exploration of User Experience of Personal Informatics Systems" as a part of our ID Graduate Seminars Series. The seminar will take place in Kubbealtı, Faculty of Architecture, METU, on March 12th, Wednesday, at 12:40. The seminar is open to all. "Many people [...]