Federation identifies itself as an interdisciplinary network of talents. In the ED-Conference it is going to be represented by Ali Algür and Ozan Akkoyun.
Ali Algür was born and raised in İstanbul. After he studying International Relations in Koç University, he moved to the field of advertising and public relations. He received his masters degree from Marmara University in the field of advertising. As of 2014, he is on the way of receiving his PhD from Bahçeşehir University. He is fluent in English and German.
He started his professional career in 2004 as a junior copy writer in Young&Rubicam. Within ten years, he worked in many creative agencies in the positions of copy writer, group creative director and creative director. At Federation, he holds the position of creative director.
Ozan Akkoyun is a graphic designer and art director currently living and working in Istanbul. He studied engineering in Uludağ University, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture between 2003 and 2007. After that, he studied Graphic Design at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University – Department of Graphic Design between 2007 and 2012. In this period, he studied Communication Design as an Erasmus student in the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg.
For more than 3 years, he has been working as a designer with a strong focus on editorial design, print design, identity design, product design and motion design projects mostly based on typography.