Gurpinar has earned his Ph.D. degree in Industrial Product Design from Istanbul Technical University (2014), after finishing his undergraduate studies in Electrical Engineering (2004) and graduate studies in Industrial Product Design (2008) in the same university. He has completed part of his graduate studies in HfK Bremen, Digital Media program. He has worked on Cultural Studies in Design, History of Design in Turkey and Globalization and Design. Gurpinar has previously thought courses in Art History, Contemporary Art and Design and Visual Communication in Sabanci University, Kadir Has University and Istanbul Bilgi University. He currently works as an Assistant Professor in Department of Industrial Product Design in Istanbul Bilgi University, Faculty of Architecture. His main research interests focuses on Design Foundation Studies, Visual Communication Techniques in Design, Urban Studies,History of Design, Issues of Globalization in Design and Design of Objects, Environments and Places of Play.
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