We create products, campaigns, images and environments with effective message and high quality execution. We work closely with our clients to align with their strategy, find out the right tone of voice for their target audience and expand their message successfully across physical, digital and environmental applications.
Our core team is intentionally small to make room for collaborating with artists, photographers, developers, copywriters and professionals from other disciplines as our projects grow.
Playing, learning and experimenting is the key of our creative process. We are looking for new ways to tell our story every single time. We develop side projects to play with new ideas, have fun with new tricks and look around in contemporary culture.
We make room for exploring rather than specializing. Proudly embracing diverse possibilities. We handle all of our projects with the same enthusiasm, whether small or big. We believe we do our best work while we think deep and have fun.
Digital product design
Environmental and retail
3D images & CGI
38th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Ass. Packaging Award, 2019
Graphis Poster Annual 2019 Gold
Graphis Poster Annual 2019 Silver
Turkey Environmental Label (Ecolabel) Logo Design Competition First Prize, 2018
36th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Ass. Self Promotion Winner, 2017
36th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Ass. Outdoor Award, 2017
36th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Ass. Motion Graphics Award, 2017
36th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Ass. Logo Design Success Award, 2017
İstanbul Wooden Toy Design Competition First Prize, 2017
54th International Troia Festival Poster Contest First Prize, 2017
35th GMK Turkish Graphic Designers Ass. Motion Graphics Award, 2016
İstanbul Illustrations Competition First Prize, 2016
WPO WorldStar Packaging Awards Winner, 2014
Thessaloniki Design Week, 2019
GDFB What Do You Do Poster Selection, Breda 2015
Rapor Exhibition, Mixer İstanbul 2015
Comic Sans Cancer, The Proud Archivist, London 2014
Connecting the Dots: Workshops, Pera Museum, Istanbul 2013
Skopje Poster Festival Competition Award, Skopje 2013
Gonzalo Miranda Website - Awwwards, 2020
IXDesign Typography Theme, 2020
Yambo Studio Website - Awwwards, 2019
The Dieline, 2019
Skylife Magazine, 2018
Gallery Vol. 39, 2017
Exhibition Art, Sandu Publishing, 2016
Typomania Festival Selection, 2016
The Dieline, 2014
Sömestr was founded by Dilara Şebnem Esendemir and Doğukan Karapınar with the aim to create a business that renews itself constantly and to contribute to the culture with the power of design.
We always welcome great talent! Send us your portfolio and CV for future collaborations. Unfortunately we can’t respond to every application, so we thank you in advance for your interest.
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