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ABOUT ME

 

Ceren Dabag is a designer and illustrator based in Lisbon. 



She studied Product design at Yeditepe University in Istanbul and also pursued her studies at VSUP in Prague. She graduated with a first-class BA honors in 2012. Following her bachelor's degree, she continued her academic journey by completing a Master's degree at Kadir Has University in Istanbul, focusing on UX design. 

She continues her works in the field of design products and illustration since 2013. She is the founder of Collective RAW group, which organizes international exhibitions at events such as MDW and LDF. She extends her influence by conducting engaging design workshops, both locally and on a global scale. 



Ceren Dabag draws inspiration from nature, emphasizing color, geometry, materials, and textures in her work. She constructs her designs around compelling narratives, crafting them with a personal touch. 

At the moment, she dedicates her time to her illustrations, drawing inspiration from nature, interiors, and characters. Her distinctive triangular compositions and keen sense of fashion styling bring harmony into her work. 

She also shares illustration tutorials on YOUTUBE.

She is also an accomplished Top Teacher on the SKILLSHARE platform, where she creates online illustration courses.

EXHIBITION

 

2018 Frankfurt Heimtextil Fair, Genetic Codes of Turkish Design 

2018 Paris Design Week, 1000 Vases exhibition, the scenography by Roberto Baciocchi

2017 Design Week Turkey, Genetic Codes of Turkish Design 

2017 Design Week Turkey, exhibition of Urban Atölye

2017 Design Week Turkey, Trend Space

2017 Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania, Paper Presentation

2016 Ventura Lambrate, Milan Design Week, with group Form&Seek

2015 Designjunction, London Design Week, with group Collective RAW

2015 Istanbul Mini Maker Faire, exhibition of Atolye Istanbul

2015 Expo, Val Sarentino, exhibition of Connect Identity 

2015 Expo, Milan, exhibition of Connect Identity 

2015 Ventura Lambrate, Milan Design Week, with group Collective RAW

2015 alldesign Istanbul, exhibition of Atolye Istanbul

2014 Design Spirit Istanbul, Istanbul Tasarım Akademisi

2014 Istanbul Design Week, exhibition of "Iplemedik"

2013 Euroluce Frankfurt, exhibition of Purmundus

 

AWARDS 

EDIDA Elle Deco International Design Award Turkey 2016 - Young Designer Talent

WORKSHOPS 

2014 Merz Akademie Workshop, Being Yourself! Being Alive!

2014 Istanbul Design Biennial Workshop, Internalization: through the colors of nature

COLLABORATIONS

Collective RAW

Form&Seek

Connect Identity

Urban Atölye

Sveg Bags

CONTACT

 

Please feel free get in touch for commissions, collaborations, or any press inquires:

info@cerendabag.com

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