Umut Altıntaş

International award-winning graphic designer, academic. He works on conceptual approaches and typographic expressions in book design. Since 2008, he has been carrying out design works with well-known art institutions and people cultural fields. In 2014, he became the first Turkish designer to be accepted to the Werkplaats Typografie Summer School, one of the world’s most prestigious graduate institutions. In addition to his design career, he produces curatorial projects in order to increase the permeability between art and design. He has two solo exhibitions and is invited to national and international exhibitions. He regularly publishes articles on design culture in various printed and online media. He is the author of the book for Yurdaer Altıntaş -one of the pioneers of Turkish graphic design-, titled: “Yurdaer’i Anlatmak: Yurdaer Altıntaş’ın Yapıtlarına Kesintisiz bir Bakış”. He has been working as a full-time Assist. Prof. at Yaşar University Faculty of Art & Design, Graphic Design Department, serves as a Board Member of GMK for the period 2021-2023 and also continues independent professional design and art projects.

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