About Me

I work as a senior user experience designer at SAP Labs Palo Alto. I teach interaction and service design at Stanford’s d.school, and lead workshops & UX design as a part of Stanford’s Legal Design Lab. I hold a Ph.D. in design from Carnegie Mellon University,  an M.F.A. degree in Visual Communication Design from Sabanci University in Istanbul. I am a native of Turkey, from the region Cappadocia, one of the most eccentric sites in the country.

My expertise

Interaction Design,  Service Design, Innovation/Design Research, Visual Communication Design
Design: Scenario-based Design, Human Centered Design, d.thinking, Agile UX
Research: Research Through Design, Participatory Design, Design Sprint
Luma Innovation System  Methods (trained as an innovation coach)
[ Some methods: Interview, Stakeholder maps, User Scenarios, Rapid Prototyping, Cognitive Walkthrough, Paper Prototyping,Wire Framing, Experience prototyping, Journey Mapping, etc.]
IXD Prototyping: Sketch, Invision, Adobe Creative Suite, Keynote
3D Fabrication: Autodesk 3Ds Max, MayaCAD, 3D printing, 3D visualization

My other projects

Ritual Design Lab
Legal Design Lab