News 2018-02-11T21:24:16+00:00


Design research from academy to practice

May 4th, 2018|Seminar|

Assist. Prof Işıl Oygür from Ozyegin University will be giving a seminar titled “Design research from academy to practice” on Friday May 11th 2018 on 14:00, as part of ID 480 Design Management seminars. We are looking forward to see all of you who are interested at Kubbealtı. Isil Oygur is an assistant professor of industrial design at Ozyegin University. She received a PhD from Individual Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program at Washington State University, a Master of Science from Department of Industrial Product Design, Istanbul Technical University, and a Bachelor of Industrial Design from Department of Industrial Design at Middle East Technical University. Her research interests focus on design anthropology, digital interactions, generative research, user-centered design, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Recent journal publications include “The Machineries of User Knowledge Production” (Design Studies, 2018) and “Exploring Mobility & Workplace Choice in a Flexible Office through Post-Occupancy Evaluation” (with Ö. Göçer, K. Göçer & E. Karahan, Ergonomics, 2018).

Call for Tracks: DRS LEARN X DESIGN 2019

May 3rd, 2018|Announcement|

Call for Tracks DRS LEARN X DESIGN 2019 Fifth International Conference for Design Education Researchers 9-12 July 2019, METU, Ankara We are happy to announce that Middle East Technical University Department of Industrial Design is hosting the DRS Learn X Design 2019: Fifth International Conference for Design Education Researchers between 9-12 July 2019. This conference series is an event of the DRS Special Interest Group in Design Pedagogy ( The conference theme is “Insider Knowledge” and we hope to explore the following topics. Learning spaces Learning cultures Emerging skills and mind sets We have launched our website and announced a call for tracks. The deadline for track proposals is the 31st of May. We would be very happy if you would consider participation. You may find detailed information on the topics and submission requirements at We would like to reach out to the design education community and relevant stakeholders. We would kindly like to ask you to forward our e-mail to friends and colleagues who you believe would be interested in participation. We also have social media accounts. Please follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram (drslxd2019). Looking forward to hearing from you. Warmest regards from Ankara, DRS LEARN [...]

Typographic Poster Design Workshop

May 2nd, 2018|Event|

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