Hasan Işıklı studied his master degree in IUP Applied Arts Color, Image and Design in the section of graphic design in Toulouse-le-Mirail University. After his fieldwork in Izmir Turkey among the International Izmir Festival participants he was trained by the social anthropologist Rozita Dimova. He wrote his observations concerning arts festivals in the blog of European Festivals Association. He participated to the conferences in Skopje (North Macedonia), Cork (Ireland), Gdansk (Poland) and Komotni (Greece) in the context of memory. He participated to the conferences in Lisbon (Portugal) and Athens (Greece) in the context of urban realm and culture policy. He is currently doctoral researcher at Ghent University, S:PAM research center (Studies in Performing Arts & Media), and works as part-time instructor at Yaşar University, Visual Communication Design Department.
Basic design (Firs year design studio): Teaching the basic language, concepts and processes of visual communication design as well as to equip them with the skills to create meaningful visual messages. The course is intended as a general introduction into design thinking. It includes lectures and exercises on basic elements and principles of design. A comprehension of design elements and principles is supplied through in-class exercises which are organized as thematic workshops.
Colour and Culture in Design: Teaching the process of making sense process of colour practice in visual communication design within the technical colour theory, history of colour, geography and ethnographic research techniques.
Digital Illustration: To discover and experiment illustration in divers fields; pattern design for textile company, (re)design a mascot for a fast food company or football club, cartoon characters design, memory map design for International Izmir Festival, social media advertisement projects, comics and window display.