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.
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
2016 EDIDA Elle Deco International Design Award Turkey - Young Designer Talent
2014 Merz Akademie, Being Yourself! Being Alive!
2014 Istanbul Design Biennial, Internalization: Through the Colors of Nature
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