Asli Smith is an artist and multi-disciplinary designer based in Istanbul & New York. Asli’s works take inspiration from narratives of urban nature and traditional forms of craftsmanship, using materials and printmaking techniques that contemplate a connection with the environment.
Asli holds master’s degrees in Communications Design from Pratt Institute and on Media studies from the New School in NYC. She has also completed the Fine Arts program at the Parsons School of Design. Asli set up her own design studio in 2008. Her illustrations have appeared in various magazines (American Illustration, Communication Arts and Print), book publications, window displays, and textiles. She has participated in group exhibitions and art fairs in Turkey and internationally. Kozmos Rug Collection, which she designed for Atlas Harran, was selected as winner of Floor Coverings Category of the Edida Awards(2021)by Elle Decoration. Her woven paintings were on view at the 5th Istanbul Design Biennial as part of the New Civic Rituals Section in 2020. She had her first solo exhibition Solar at Kale Tasarım ve Sanat Merkezi in Istanbul in 2021.
Her works can be found at: Designers Collab, New York, USA Buyukdere35, Istanbul, Turkey Artnivo, Istanbul, Turkey
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