Yasemin Varlik is born in Turkey, raised in Geneva, Switzerland. She has a BFA in Communication Design and a minor in BFA Photography from Parsons School of Design, NY. She is currently enrolled in MA Graphic Communications at Central Saint Martins, UAL.

She has worked in various design fields; Graphic Design Intern at Vault49 and TBWA United State of Fans and as an Art Editor/ Designer at Mission Magazine based in New York. She developed a brand identity using custom type for Studio Archives, an online vintage clothing sales brand.

Currently doing illustration and design work for a publishing company; Raskol'un Baltasi, as well as working on Unknown Quantities 8, which is an annual collaborative publication done by MACCC and MAGCD students at UAL. She is a type freak, who loves to explore the tension between from and perception.

Information

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Features

9 Illustrator 9 Metin

Fonts

Anatomi Sans, 2020
Mandarin Duck, 2019

Works

[Coming Soon...] Unknown Quantities 8

2020

Rethink, React, Restart

Unknown Quantities is an annual collaborative publication from
MA Culture, Criticism & Curation × MA Graphic Communication Design,
Central Saint Martins, University of Arts London.

Untitled

2019
Print
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Manifesto

Point, line and shape.
Dot, stroke and square.
Circle, diagonal and box. It does not matter.
No matter what these “universal” forms are called, it will be perceived otherwise.

Perception is not a universal language.

Photos by Maximilian Benner

Time Is The Only Cure

2017
Wax and water
Video Rendering
A process which communicates the fluidity of language.

All About

2017
Print, 8.5’’ x 11’’
Paper
Issue One, All About Dishwashers
Reconstructing instruction manuals into a series of publications.

  Issue Two, All About Ovens

2017
Print, 8.5’’ x 11’’
Paper
Issue Two, All About Ovens

  Issue Three, All About Refrigerators

2017
Digital Publishing Website
All About Refrigerators

[Website] Pixels

2018
Javascript, HTML, CSS
Digital Rendering
A website that explores the idea of altering digital pixelation
and the breaking down the colors into randomized visual compositions.

[Website] Poem Generator

2017
Javascript, HTML, CSS
Digital Rendering
A website that shoots out Ahmet Guntan's Turkish poem lines randomly and lets you
get creative with it by moving the lines to the desired place and click done to see them in English.

Fonts

2020
Anatomi Sans
Developed in Font Lab VI.

2019
Mandarin Duck
Developed in Font Lab VI.
[BUY] Mandarin Duck

Lettering

2018–ongoing
Digital and Hand Rendering
Illustrator and Photoshop
A series of letterforms and color studies.

Experimental Typography

2018
Various Medium
Digital Rendering
Ephemerality of material, natural formation of letterforms.

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[Instagram] Studio Archives

2020
Branding and Custom Type
Illustrator

[Publishing Company] Raskol'un Baltasi

2020
9 Illustrator and 9 Writer
Poster design for social media.

2020
Chapter Divider Icon Design
Bukalemun Manifesto by Ahmet Guntan.

2020
Poster Design for Ahmet Guntan's Book Trilogy
[Olanlik, Tam o Sirada and Bukalemun Manifesto]

2020
Illustrations for the Quotes from "Bukalemun Manifesto"
[Typeface designed by me, Anatomi Sans.]

Illustrations

2020
Illustrator, Digital Rendering, Wacom Tablet and Procreate.
A series of illustrations on things that I like.