We are a communications agency capable of designing stories your audience will listen to and engage with, through a deep understanding of visual and emotional communications and strong process management skills. 
We believe in creating work that is emotionally driven, creatively led and strategically executed. We also believe in work that is purposeful and quintessentially human. That's why our work functions for our clients' goals and enables sustainable human brands - hitting that sweet spot where logic meets magic.

Based in Istanbul & London, we work with clients across a wide range of categories and geographies, from initial brand strategy to campaign communications, design and production in all their many facets.


  • Brand Strategy
  • Brand Identity Consultancy
  • Naming
  • Visual Identity Design
  • Brand Identity Design
  • Design Consultancy
  • Logo & Brand Identity Design
  • Editorial Design
  • Packaging Design
  • Atmosphere Design & Interior Graphics
  • Web Design and Development
  • Communication Campaigns
  • Content Creation & Development
  • Storytelling Design
  • Information Architecture Design
  • Motion Graphic Design
  • Animation
  • Video Production
  • Art Projects


Hatice Çağlar

Co-founder & Creator of Opportunities

Hatice was born in Izmir and studied film in Turkey and the UK. She’s also the co-founder and director of ART BY CHANCE Ultra Short Film Festival, a public art event that takes place in over 20 countries worldwide.
Before ART BY CHANCE Hatice spent many years in publishing as an editor and a foreign rights coordinator, as well as a producer in film and advertising. She creates art projects on everyday life and the culture of living together. She's a cook, big time cat-lover, cinephile, psychology enthusiast and a firm believer in good encounters and magic.


Onur Gökalp

Co-founder & Creative Director

Onur focuses primarily on branding, print, typography, publishing, communication and web design, and contemporary art. He also directs commercials and animation videos.
Onur is the chairman of Turkish Society of Graphic Designers (GMK).
He also works as the creative director for ART BY CHANCE Ultra Short Film Festival - a public art event that launched in 2010 that takes place across 20 countries around the world.
For the last four years, Onur has been lecturing on web design at Marmara University’s Graphic Design Department, his alma mater.


Emirhan Akyüz

Head of Art

Emirhan specialises in branding, typography, editorial, print, multimedia, video and animation. He is also a Lecturer on Multimedia at his alma mater, Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts.
Emirhan received many awards for his work. He loves animals, movies, riding his bike, and is interested in playing percussion instruments.
Emirhan is a member of Turkish Society of Graphic Designers (GMK).


Oğul Girgin

Copywriter & Project Manager

Oğul studied Psychology and Art History at Tufts University. After working as an Art Director for 2 years, he decided to switch hats - yet he always keeps his old one close. He is a conservatory trained violinist, a lover of big words, an ‘80s synth enthusiast, and an aggressive supporter of the Oxford Comma.


Gizem Kırmacı

Project Manager

Gizem graduated from Milan Polytechnic University’s Department of Industrial Design and attended a masters program in Brand Management and Communication at Istituto Europeo di Design. Throughout her academic years, she worked on many design and strategic branding projects. Huge fan of branding, after her studies she started her career as a brand manager and worked at creative agencies both in Milan and Istanbul. She is interested in sustainability in the fashion industry, she recently created a brand of designs made from leftover fabrics. She practices dancing, likes skiing and running.

Emily Bland

Sr. Copywriter & Strategist

Emily specialises in brand strategy and brand language. She holds language and communication particularly dear to her heart because she believes that fundamentally, people just want to connect. Building better understanding is key to building a better world. With almost 20 years in creative agency settings and a long list of global clients, she brings her expertise in copywriting and content creation to Monroe.
Emily has long suspected that cats are the keepers of the secrets about the meaning of life but that they're just not telling. For this reason, she keeps two cats of her own, in case they ever decide to spill the beans.

Nick Werber

Sr. Copywriter

Nick Werber was born in London and studied creative writing and journalism. He has worked as a journalist and filmmaker in the Amazon rainforest and has won multiple awards for his films, including a United Nations award. Since 2012 he has worked for some of the world’s top agencies as a conceptual copywriter while travelling extensively and working on documentary film and writing projects.

Onur Kadıoğlu

Project Manager

He continues his masters degree on Arts and Cultural Management at Milan - Cattolica Del Sacro Coure University. During his studies he worked on projects based on development and awareness locally and internationally. He is a firm believer that the new definition of a work of genius is created by a group of people rather than an individual.


Seda Yüksel

Sr. Art Director

Seda gratuated with master's degree in graphic design from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. Interested in working from print, typography, spatial, editorial and identity design to branding. She practiced design for mostly arts and culture sector including book cover designs for publishing houses. Working as a graphic designer since 2015 in the creative industry. Seda is a member of the Turkish Society of Graphic Designers (GMK).

Oğuz Can Yazgı

Art Director

Oğuz Can graduated from Marmara University Graphic Design Department, he gained experience in various ads agencies. During this time, he became interested in the world of 3D design. Currently his focus on Print, Typography, and 3D design. He is currently studying for a masters degree at his alma mater. He likes evening walks, purple things and geek talks.
Oğuz Can is a member of the Turkish Society of Graphic Designers (GMK).


Aytaç Öztürk

Art Director

Aytaç studied graphic design at Marmara University and after completing his studies he started working with agencies. He plays with the reflections of the light and darkness in his works and is inspired by nature, books, and songs. He is a Domaniç ranger who likes to draw stuff.

Naci Mert

Graphic Designer

Naci attended Kocaeli University’s Department of Graphic Design, and is currently pursuing a degree in Photography from Marmara University. He was amongst the organizers of Fanzineist Istanbul International Fanzine Festival, and leads his personal fanzine project Banliyo Fanzin. A passionate gig photographer, Naci shot 504 gigs in 2019 alone.


Seyfi Ünlü

Jr. Art Director

Seyfi, pursues his bachelor's degree in Graphic Design at Mimar Sinan University. He is keen to explore his talents in motion design, branding, typography and cultural studies. He admires being lost within the worlds of letters, syllables, words and paragraphs. Seyfi is a member of Turkish Society of Graphic Designers (GMK).


Bengisu Öçal

Project Assistant

A self-proclaimed creative philosopher, Bengisu is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Philosophy from Istanbul University. Throughout her academic life, she accumulated experience working in multiple agencies. Bengisu is a firm believer in the healing properties of communication and human relationships, and seeks to contribute to projects that understand and effect the human soul through her philosophical, sociological and psychological studies.