Design is in love with emotions

Design is a good friend of technology. Computer brings them together and we see their collaboration in various forms, like web-design, architecture, fashion, visuals… However, design is in love with emotions; therefore, trends rise from the human effects like passion, love, envy, inadequacy and longing.

That is why there are two ends of development for design. As we move to a modern and space-like design trends with the help of technology, we also move towards the ethnic and rarest bits of culture that make us feel unique and safe, in a way. We want oriental elements with modern details.

These photos are from Elmaci Pazari in Gaziantep, Turkey. Since we were born in there, we always found the ethnic elements as the typical details of life. However, as we traveled outside this city for our education, first to Istanbul then to the US, we started to grasp the meaning of culture, and the depth of past. We realized that Continue reading

Writing in Two Languages – İki Dilde Yazmak

Since we are done with finals now, we can focus on our writing. We wanted the new year to bring freshness to our blog and we decided to write in Turkish too.

We have been brainstorming about future blogposts and we realized that it would be interesting to write in two languages, English and Turkish. The posts don’t have to be an exact translation – though this post is.

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