Informal Project is a design studio founded in 2018 that offers creative services such as Brand Identity, Communication Design, Editorial Design, Exhibition Design, Art Direction, Event Design, Print and Digital Design, Packaging Design, Typography and Type Design.

Our clients range from art galleries, architectural offices, independent artists and researchers, publishers, institutions, universities, urban planners music and video streaming services

Erman Yılmaz

Graphic and Type Designer, Co-founder. Currently pursuing his master’s degree at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Graphic Design Department.

He is interested in lettering, graffiti, type design and calligraphy.

His works has been exhibited and featured locally and internationally such as TDC (USA), Weltformat(Germany), Graphis Annual(USA) BICeBé | Biennial of Poster Bolivia, Poster Quadrennial Bardejov (Slovakia) Grafist (Turkey), GMK (Turkey).

He is often invited to events as a workshop leader and speaker.

Talks about typography wherever and whenever!

Gökçe Genç

Graphic Designer and Co-founder. Studied Graphic Design at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in İstanbul.

She focuses on editorial design and typography, mostly works with urban planners independently and within Informal Project.

Her works has been exhibited locally and internationally such as Graphis Annual(USA), Werkwoche International Design Week (Germany), Design Week Turkey, Poster Quadrennial Bardejov (Slovakia) Grafist (Turkey), GMK (Turkey). She is also a member of the Turkish Society of Graphic Designers (GMK).

She likes to categorize things in both her life and work!

Clients

Selection  →

Apple Music
Ardi Farma
Bek Tasarım
Bernard van Leer F.
Etkiniz
Hrant Dink Foundation

Havas Istanbul
İstanbul B.B.
İstanbul Kültür A.Ş
Grafist
Kadir Has Üniversitesi
Liba Laboratuarları

Manifold
M.S.G.S.Ü
Mimarlar Derneği 1927
Mural İstanbul
Müze Gazhane

Ömer Durmaz
Pelin Derviş
Root
Salt
Sabire Susuz

Selim Süme
Şehir Dedektifi
Studio-X Istanbul
Superpool
Serkan Taycan

Work with Us

Please submit your portfolio, pdf or web links.

info@informalproject.co

Collaborators

Emre Karacan
Sarp Sözdinler
Talip Özer

Batuhan Akyıldız
Gülzade Şentürk

Awards

40th GMK

Turkish Graphic Designers Ass. 2020

Poster Design / Achievement Award — “Stones Do Remember”

Graphics

Graphics Poster Annual 2021

Silver Award — “GMK Kırk yaşında”

Silver Award — “Boş Bir Oda Kendi Fonksiyonunu Yaratır”

39th GMK

Turkish Graphic Designers Ass. 2020

Poster Design / Achievement Award — “Bauhaus Imaginista / Uzaklarda İstanbul”

Graphics

Graphics Poster Annual 2020

Gold Award — “Muralistanbul 2018”

Silver Award — “Alex”

38th GMK

Turkish Graphic Designers Ass. 2019

Bikem Özsunay Faundation Poster Special Award
 — “Osmanlı Topraklarında Yaşamlar”

Typography Achievement Award

 — “GMK Kırk Yaşında”

Best Typography Design Award — “Bağlantılar”

Poster Design Achievement Award

 — “Book of Taswir”

Poster Design Achievement Award

 — “Tomasz Bierkowski”

Best Typeface Design Award
 — “Gaslamp Typeface”

Best Typography Award
 — “Studio-X Istanbul”

Best Direct Mail/Flyer — “Studio-X Istanbul”

Book Design Achievement Award

 — “Grafist21”

37th GMK

Turkish Graphic Designers Ass. 2018

Best Poster Design Award (Cultural/Social) — “Muralistanbul 2018”

Best Typeface Design Award
 — “Oddee Typeface”

Poster Design Achievement Award — “Perşembe Sineması”

Poster Design Achievement Award
 — “Muralistanbul Sariyer”

Poster Design Achievement Award
 — “Sinemanın Sesi”

Bikem Özsunay Faundation Poster Special Award — “Alex”

Bikem Özsunay Faundation Poster Special Award — “Mural Festival 2018”

İhap Hulusi Poster Special Award
 — “Mural Festival 2018”

GMK Best Typeface Design Award — “Oddee Typeface”

64th TDC

Type Directors Club Communication Design  2018

Typography Excellence Award — “Anafor Typeface specimen poster”

36th GMK

Turkish Graphic Designers Ass. 2016

Best Typography Design Award — “Crossing Frontiers”

GMK Best Typography Design Award
 — “Crossing Frontiers”

Exhibiton Design Award — “Grafist 20”

Typeface Design Achievement Award
 — “Anafor Typeface”

Catalogue Design Achievement Award — “Crossing Frontiers”

Exhibiton Design Achievement Award
 — “Speak to the Eyes”

Typography Design Achievement Award — “The Dialogues”

35th GMK

Turkish Graphic Designers Ass. 2015

Best Poster Design (Cultural/Social) — “Mural İstanbul”

Best Typography
 — “Köken İçerisinde Notlar”

Sait Maden Typography Special Award
 — “Köken İçerisinde Notlar”

İhap Hulusi Poster Design Special Award

 — “Mural İstanbul”

Bikem Özsunay Poster Design Special Award — “Köken İçerisinde Notlar”

Poster Design Success Award(Cultural/Social)
 — “Köken İçerisinde Notlar”

Typography Success Award

 — “ The Death of Cities/Kentlerin Ölümü”

34th GMK

Turkish Graphic Designers Ass. 2014

Poster Design Success Award(Cultural/Social) — “Mural İstanbul”

Exhibitions

BICeBé | Biennial of Poster Bolivia

La Paz, Bolivia, 2021

39th Graphic Design Exhibition

Organized by Turkish Graphic Designer Association Istanbul, Turkey, 2020

BICeBé | Biennial of Poster Bolivia

La Paz, Bolivia, 2019

Parallel Lines

Hochschule Ausburg ,Augsburg, German, 2019

Fikra Graphic Design Biennial

Jeff Talks/Antilop Poster Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2018

38th Graphic Design Exhibition

Organized by Turkish Graphic Designer Association Istanbul, Turkey, 2019

Ecuador Poster Bienal

Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana Benjamín Carrión Quito, Ecuador, 2018

37th Graphic Design Exhibition

Organized by Turkish Graphic Designer Association Istanbul, Turkey, 2018

Jeff Talks Peş Peşe

Salt Beyoğlu, Istanbul,Turkey, 2018

TDC64, World’s Best Typography” exhibition

Seoul, South Korea,  2018

Starting Form Zero

Starting Form Zero Research of the Possibilities on ”Moving Posters”. Istanbul,Turkey, 2018

INAD/International Art and Design Exhibition

Selcuk University Konya,Turkey, 2018

Weltformat 17

The moving poster 2 Luzern, Switzerland, 2017

Design Week Turkey 17

MSGSÜ Seçilmiş İşler İstanbul, Turkey, 2017

International Poster Biennale Lublin

Lublin, Poland 2017

37th Graphic Design Exhibition

Organized by Turkish Graphic Designer Association Istanbul, Turkey, 2017

36th Graphic Design Exhibition

Organized by Turkish Graphic Designer Association Istanbul, Turkey, 2016

Bak Bana/Look at Me

Posters from Istanbul Augsburg University, Germany, 2017

The Seattle-Istanbul Poster Show

Hemingway Center Boise State University Seattle,USA, 2017

BICeBé | Biennial of Poster Bolivia

La Paz, Bolivia, 2017

Co2poster Biennial

Colorado Mesa University, USA, 2017

Type + Text

with Sarp Sözdinler, Muzeum Miasta Łodzi, Poland, 2017

13. Jazz W Ruinach Poster Exhibition

Gliwice, Poland, 2017

9th Yunus Emre Exhibition

Anadolu Calligraphy & Typography Event. Anadolu University, Eskişehir, Turkey, 2017

Poster Quadrennial Bardejov

Poster Exhibition, Slovakia, 2017

Crossing Frontiers / Grafist20

Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2016

Weltformat 16

with Blank Poster Luzern, Switzerland, 2016

8th Yunus Emre Exhibition

Anadolu Calligraphy & Typography Event. Anadolu University, Eskişehir, Turkey, 2016

35th Graphic Design Exhibition

Organized by Turkish Graphic Designer Association Istanbul, Turkey, 2015

Blank Poster x Kon Exhibition

Einstein-Kultur, Munich, Germany, 2015

34th Graphic Design Exhibition

Organized by Turkish Graphic Designer Association Istanbul, Turkey, 2014