Jury-GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN / Published on January 12, 2021
Dean of the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
Eastern Mediterranean University – EMU
PROUST QUESTIONNAIRE – PEOPLE OF DESIGN VERSION!
What prescient youthful memory relates to your present career?
Working for an advertising sign design company when I was 14 years old during the summer holiday was quite prescient.
At the beginning, I was cleaning the sign posts but, after a short period of time, I found myself as a little artist drawing and painting the ads.
What are three basic rules you learned from your mentors?
1. Escape from past experiences
2. Escape from new experiences
3. Catch the unpredictable
Any music playing while you work?
“One more cup of coffee” – Bob Dylan
Do you work in PJs or three-piece suits?
A pair of shorts and a t-shirt is better.
What is your current design state of mind?
PLAYING= (Enhances trust)
For me playing is the best way to encourage our differences and develop new perspectives.
What living designer/architect do you most admire?
I very much admire the work of Banksy and that of Cildo Meireles.
What past designer/architect inspires you the most?
Art critic and Italian politician Giulio Carlo Argan.
What is your most marked design quality?
Hakuna Matada 🙂 “Seeing behind what is seen”
How would you like your designs to go down in history?
Breaking the patterns to challenge the brains
What peer quality do you most value?
Which project is the epitome of your work?
My humour !
|BLACK BOX, Purdue University, USA, 2013. Poster design – Senih Cavusoglu.
How are your country of belonging’s values reflected in your work?
What always inspires you?
What is your favorite place in the world?