Sadik Karamustafa (Born in Yalikoy/Ordu, 1946) studied graphic design at the Fine Arts Academy Istanbul (IDGSA). Completed MA and PhD studies in Mimar Sinan University and became associate professor. Teaches at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul since 1989. 1997: initiated Grafist, an educationally based international graphic design event in Istanbul. 1967-79 worked in publishing companies and advertising agencies. 1979-1999 worked freelance. 2000: founded Karamustafa Design Ltd. with his daughter Ayse Karamustafa, active in social and cultural design. He designed posters, books, magazines, corporate identity programmes, catalogues, environmental projects, fair stands on history, archeology, photography, literature, fine arts, variable events, political activities for museums, publishers, art galleries NGOs and corporations. He lectures, leads workshops and is a jury member for international design competitions all over the world. He was vice-president of Icograda, 1995-1999. Member of AGI since 1997.