Ozan Karakoc Design Studio, Inc. is a creative design studio founded by Los Angeles based visual communication designer Ozan Karakoc who specializes in strategic branding and advertising.
WHAT DOES HE DO?
He offers top-notch and turn-key design solutions that reflect an organization’s values, differentiate its brand and persuade its clients.
HOW DOES HE DO THAT?
By being honest and responsible, questioning the status quo and improving it if needed, respecting others and promoting principles, and caring about design as much as business.
WHY DOES HE DO WHAT HE DOES?
To help purpose driven organizations reach their true design potential and to make the world a more beautiful place.
During his previous commitment, Ozan was one of the partners and creative directors of the Los Angeles based branding and advertising agency, I Mean It. He directed creative teams in LA and Istanbul, as well as an ever growing network of freelance visual artists all over the globe.
Ozan designed identities for numerous brands -- from Hollywood movies to start-ups, textile corporations to production companies, magazines to restaurants and many more. Along with skillful design, he also provides strategic solutions to drive brand strength and awareness.
Truly obsessed with type, he has created many typographic designs for both commercial and personal projects. His work has been exhibited in organizations like 100 Typographic Posters in Beijing, and featured in books such as Drawing Type: An Introduction To Illustrating Letterforms.
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Ozan has worked with London based game developer Asylum Entertainment, created a complete TV identity package for a sports channel, designed smartphone and web apps for the official branding campaign of Turkey, developed interactive calendar design for Three Rivals and much more...
As the founder of award winning web projects Bak Magazine and Muzik Kutusu, website design has always been a passion for Ozan. He has designed websites for Pepsi, Mucinex, Hilton Dalaman, Tuborg, The Tourism Board of Turkey, Nubian Heritage, Dogus Auto, Zeugma and more.
During his employment at Iconisus as a senior art director, Ozan designed countless movie and TV show posters. He worked on projects such as Avatar, Mirror Mirror, Ghost Rider, Louie, American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Dexter, Sons of Anarchy, Entourage and dozens more.
Ozan has also designed packaging for products from tasty chocolates to energy drinks, multi-purpose cameras to fancy jewelry boxes, elegant beer bottles to handy computer accessories. He often gets lost in grocery stores, passionately enjoying the very best wine packaging.
Ozan is the founder and designer of one of the most popular online visual arts magazines, Bak. He has designed more than 5,000 pages in 17 issues of the magazine. He also designed a newspaper for Turkey's first official country branding project and advertorials for various clients.