Sketching Workshop with Canan Atmaca

In this program participants will learn sketching techniques with application of colour combination, perspective and tonal structure. 5 Nov,2016 - 28 Jan, 2017 Saturdays 15:00-18:00

Photography Workshop

This educational program on basics of photography is beyond theoretical course, focused on teaching by practice, so that every photography enthusiast will leave with all the necessary knowledge and training. 5 Nov - 24 Dec, 2016 Saturdays 10:30-13:30

New Book is Published

The Istanbul Design Publications* have published the first book of Ms.Serap Ekizler Sönmez titled `Pentagonal Geometric Patterns on Minbars of Mimar Sinan`s Mosques`. The book is in Turkish and can be purchased at

Painting workshop with artist Cemal Toy

We offer an opportunity to be educated by artist Mr.Cemal Toy on painting in his comprehensive art workshop, where anyone committed to painting are welcome to join.

Fundamentals of Art Education with Reza Hemmatirad

The program will introduce basics of art studies to everyone who wish to pursue the subject professionally, who want to start with a solid foundation in arts education.

Original Calligraphy Workshop

The workshop will cover the basics of the Kufic script; an ancient writing style of the Holy Qur'an; the first Islamic writing type, and the starting point of the calligraphic variaties. Interested individuals are welcome to participate.

3rd International Workshop on Geometric Patterns in Islamic Art

This year`s workshop themed “Patterns Applied on Stone,Wood and Ceramics” jointly organized by the Istanbul Design Center and the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, will be realized in Istanbul and in Amasya.


The 3rd International Exhibition on Geometric Patterns in Islamic Art will be realized within the frames of the workshop to be held at the Istanbul Design Center between 26 Sept - 09 Oct 2016.

Katı` Workshop with artist Ayşe Kiraz

Kati` is a type of paper filigree in Turkish Art, which is cutting out the ornaments and motifs out of paper or leather and applying them on another paper or leather by making out an entire design as a decorative art form.

Ahmet Uluçay and Quest for Native Language in Cinema

In search of native language in cinema the filmmaker Ismail Güneş, cinema historian Enver Gülşen, and a poet Güven Adıgüzel will shed light on history of cinema via experiences of filmmaker Ahmet Uluçay.

Dervish Colouring Book

Ms.Serap Ekizler Sonmez`s second book published by Istanbul Design Publications, which consist of her own drawings as postcards that can be coloured and used. For purchase

Jewellery Design Workshop

If you are committed to learn about the jewellery design, if you no longer want it as a hobby only, if you want to learn from the master of this art, we are waiting for you at our jewellery atelier.

Art and Civilization Workshop with İsmail Erdoğan

With the Baudelaire's slogan "If art was useless, so was life" we continue our journey with this workshop, where participants can witness how art meets civilization and gain perspective on what is art good for.

Watercolour Techniques Workshop

With practical studies participants will learn about the watercolour as a painting material and the basic techniques of applying it in their art works.

Workshop on Sketching Techniques in the Landscape

In this program participants will learn how to properly express perspective in drawing tree and plant arrangements with charcoal and watercolour, from architectural and landscape up to art painting.

The Int`l Students Academy Specialization Program 2016

The program is aimed to contribute to the academic studies of the foreign students, who are in Istanbul to further their education in acquiring BA, MA and PhD degrees.