Mustafa Arhan Kayar
Founder-Partner, Dream Design Factory.
Mustafa Arhan KAYAR, a graduated of the faculty of architecture of Mimar Sinan University, is one of the world-recognized and awarded Turkish Creative industry members.
Founder partner of dDf (Dream Design Factory in 1993, adquarters advertising agency in1997 dDf international in1999, TEC travel agency in 2004, IDF fair organising company in 2005. Founder President of ISTAV (Istanbul art and research foundation) in 1992. President of EO Turkey Chapter (Entrepreneurs Organization). Board member (YEKON, Creative Industries Council of Turkey). Member of WDO ( World Design organization). Member of WDW ( World Design Weeks organization). He designed many local and international events and independent art organizations that are oriented towards both indoors and outdoors. Projects that Arhan Kayar had participated drew great attention worldwide, in cities including Istanbul, Paris, London, Rome, Helsinki, Berlin, Hanover, Tokyo, New York, Los Angles, Düsseldorf, Moscow, Baku, Amsterdam, Milano, Beijing, Graz. The events that Arhan Kayar participated as speaker and whorkshop director: International Design cities summit IDW Istanbul; Belgrad Design Week Conference speaker Belgrade; International design cities Summit Design Library Milano; International Design Cities Meeting London Design Festival London; World design Weeks Summit Dutch Design Week Eindhoven; World design Weeks Summit Helsinki Design Week Helsinki; Graz design Monat Conference speaker Graz; Munich Creative Bussines Week Roundtable meeting Munich; World design Weeks Summit Tokyo Design Week Tokyo; World design Weeks Summit Trienale Milano; Ico-D ( International Council of Design) Special Meeting participant Graz. Arhan Kayar’s Educational Lectures: Bilgi University Design Culture and Management Certificate program; Bilgi Univercity VCD ( Visual Communication & design dept); DIKA Dicle Deveolpment Agency lectures on Brand cities and design culture Mardin. Some of Arhan Kayar’s projects include: Istanbul 2010 Eurapean Culture Capital Application Comity member; UNESCO İstanbul City of Design Applicatyion comity member; İstanbul Design Week (Founder & Director); Artbeat Istanbul (Founder & Director); Design Spirit İstanbul Exhibition (Project Coordinator); Istanbul Destination Project of Tourism (Conceptual Designer); Expo 2000 Turkish Pavilion Exhibition (Project Leader); Turkish Tourism Advertising Campaign (Member of board); Made in Istanbul Design Project (Concept Leader); Made in Turkey Textile & Fashion Projects (Project Leader); Istanbul Innovation Week ( Creative Concept Director); Expo Milano 2015 Turkish Pavilion ( Project Leader); Expo Astana 2017 Turkish Pavilion ( Project Leader); Expo Beijing 2019 Turkish Pavillion ( Project Leader); Expo Dubai 2020 Belarus Pavillion (Architect & Creative Director).