︎PDF portfolio and résumé is available upon request.

Sabri Akın is an Istanbul and New York based Turkish graphic designer; Co-Founder and Creative Director of a design and film company Oniki.︎ Sabri’s work focuses on branding and communication design. He aspires to craft strategic, relevant, story-driven and striking design solutions for cultural and commercial clients.

Sabri is a graduate of BFA Visual Communication Design program of Bilgi University in Istanbul and MFA Design Entrepreneurship program of the School of Visual Arts in New York. He worked with prominent clients and companies globally; his work has been recognized, published, and exhibited by numerous organizations, publications, and exhibitions worldwide.

He teaches Brand and Identity Design at Istanbul Bilgi University’s BFA Visual Communication Design program and Design Entrepreneurship class at Işık University’s BFA Visual Communication Design program. He also runs and curates Design Ocular;︎ an initiative dedicated to celebrating contemporary poster design. 

He is available for freelance opportunities and Oniki︎ is open to chat with new clients who values purposeful design and meaningful stories.

︎︎︎Notable Brands

︎Notable Collaborators
︎Jones Knowles Ritche
︎The Mill
︎Center Design
︎Red Antler
︎Mother Design
︎︎︎Work Published/Featured In
Wall Street Journal 2021
︎Fast Company 2021
︎Creative Boom 2019
︎AIGA Eye on Design 2018
︎Behance Graphic Design Gallery 2018
︎AIGA Eye on Design 2017
︎Communication Arts 2017
︎Behance Graphic Design Gallery 2017
︎Print Magazine 2015
︎Typo/Graphic Posters 2015
︎Behance Graphic Design Gallery 2012 

︎︎︎Selected Awards
︎Fast Company, Innovation by Design Awards (Branding) 2021
︎GMK 40th Best in Branding Award 2021
︎Graphis Design Annual, Gold Award 2019
︎Graphis Design Annual, Gold Award 2018
︎Graphis Poster Annual, Silver Award 2018
︎Taiwan International Graphic Design Award 2017
︎Graphis Poster Annual, Merit Award 2017
︎Graphis Poster Annual, Merit Award 2016
︎Core77 Design Awards, Visual Communication 2016

︎︎︎Selected Publications
Graphis Design Annual 2019
︎33 Afiş, 2 Soru, 44 Yanıt, Manifold Press 2018 
︎Graphis Design Annual 2018
︎Graphis Poster Annual 2018
︎Graphis Poster Annual 2017
︎Graphis Poster Annual 2016
︎Print Magazine, RDA 2015

︎Selected Exhibitions
GMK 40th Graphic Design Exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey 2021
Fikra Graphic Design Biennial, Sharjah, UAE 2019
︎Jeff Talks Peş Peşe, SALT Galata, Istanbul, Turkey 2018
︎Golden Bee Global Biennale of Graphic Design, Russia 2018
︎Type + Text Cracovia—Poster Biennale in Warsaw, Poland 2018
︎Taiwan I’ntl Graphic Design Award Exhibition Taipei, Taiwan 2017
︎Type + Text—Year of the Avant-Garde I’ntl Typography Poster Exhibition, Museum of the City of Lodz, Lodz, Poland 2018
︎Shenzhen International Poster Festival, Guan Shanyue Art Museum, Shenzhen, China 201