Graphic Designer, Type Designer & Illustrator


Ruslan Abasov is a freelance graphic designer who works as a designer for various clients from the cultural field.

Born in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, and raised in Antalya, Turkey. He is currently living in Istanbul, Turkey. He graduated with a BA license in Graphic Design from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University (MSGSU). He endeavors to perform non-conventional narratives in his works inspiring every else material he encounters. He works often for the cultural field within the range of booklets, posters, type design, illustrations, animations, and visual identities.

He is also a part of TypeDepartment Typefoundry which is hosting trendy & extraordinary type designers around the world.

He is currently working on a fresh Neo-Grotesk variable font called “Atmosphere Grotesk” which will be released in 2022 and also used as a demo on this website.

His works have been featured in several galleries, and some of them are The Young Ones Portfolio, Mindsparkle Mag, Type Directors Club, GMK, AIGA, TYPE01, LucDevroye, Abduzeedo, contemporarytype, RAWARTStudio.

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MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN (2022) Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

BA GRAPHIC DESIGN (2016—2021) Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

Art College Education (2012—2016)
ATSO Fine Art Lycee, Fine Art


Branding, Advertising, Digital, Website Design, Print, Art Direction, Packaging, Editorial, Typography, Lettering
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