The Poster Monday spot of the day entitled For Paris comes from Turkey and it belongs to Ozlem Habibe Mutaf Buyukarman. Ozlem was born in Izmir, Turkey in 1978; raised both in Izmir and Antalya, she studied Graphic Arts at the Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts, Graphic Arts Department and is graduate from the San Francisco State University, Creative Arts. She teaches graphic design and is the head of Graphic Design Department at Yeditepe University, Faculty of Fine Arts. She has worked as an art director in ad agencies for several years.
Ozlem explains the design: “This poster is condemning the horrible attacks in Paris, it is against terror, against destruction of many lives. In memory of the people got killed or harmed in Paris, I wanted to reflect the destructiveness and the unpredictability of terror. The green colour stands for the nature and harmony whereas the red among it stands for the violence and the orderless situation. I believe as a designers we always have effectiveness in social issues, at least we can create awareness and/or call to action for good, reflect the situation and express our thoughts…Thus, this poster was my visual reaction as a designer”.
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