Deniz Cem Önduygu loves philosophy of biology, memetics, monsters, philosophy of mind, art theory, trash television, typography and information design. He has a Master of Arts degree in Visual Arts & Visual Communication Design from Sabancı University where he also took graduate level courses in biology. You can try the evolutionary graphic design program he created here, and read his thesis here.
He works as a visual communication designer independently and within Fevkalade of which he is a co-founder. He is also one of the three founding members of Çilek Ağacı, an award-winning collective working on data engineering and visualization. And no, he doesn’t do infographics.
He is an infrequent speaker at various events including Common Ground Social Good Communication Conference (12.04.2016), Turkish Medical Students’ International Committee Medicine and Technology Symposium (07.02.2015), Jeff Talks (27.12.2014), Istanbul Typography Seminars (15.06.2012), Grafik, Animasyon ve Görüntüleme Kurultayı (09.07.2010).
Cem lives in Istanbul, sleeps between 06:00 and 14:00, feeds on large amounts of chocolate, and enjoys writing about himself in the third person.