Istanbul Bilgi University | Turkey
Melike Özmen completed her B.A. in Visual Arts and Design/Graphic Design at Başkent University in 2008, and her M.A. in Visual Communication Design at Yeditepe University in 2012. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the Communication Design and Management Department, Visual Communication Design Program at Istanbul Bilgi University and has obtained a PhD in Communication from the same institution, with her thesis concentration on information design. Her research interests include information design, transmedia storytelling and urban communication. More specifically, her work examines the designer’s personal experience as a user in the context of designing information.