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One of our recent MA graduates, Sinan Büyükbaş is a very talented guy indeed – one whose skills extend into many different areas, from sound design to video to graphic design. Above are a few images from his latest creative foray, his 3D Kandinsky typeface. More images can be seen here:
http://www.behance.net/gallery/KANDINSKY-TYPE/4039379

And 2 months later I am back with this update:

He went and made it to the front page! :-)

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Our graduate student Servet Ulaş has just published a highly thought provoking post on his own blog. I urgently advise everyone who is interested in typeface design to go and read it:
http://servetulas.com/blog/2011/10/the-uncanny-valley-and-casual-script-typefaces/
Thank you Servet!

Duru is an ongoing multilingual font project, which consists of four weights with small caps and alternate glyph sets with accompanying italics. Italics are to be included in the font specimen booklet in May 2011.

The creator of “Duru” is our very own Onur Yazıcıgil, also co-blogger here at Acemi Çaylak, and a much valued faculty member of our university since Fall 2009. He and I co-teach the main Graphic Design course of the 3rd year and he is one of the greatest colleagues and friends that one could ever hope for. And… one talented cookie, as the following will show:

Note: Duru is due to be distributed through an internationally renowned professional type foundry in the near future. So, please stand by for updates!