ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with Ashkan Rohani, Chartered Civil Engineer

The ever-evolving infrastructure of Istanbul evokes a gamut of emotions, ranging from the optimistically awe-inspired to deep-rooted concern. Civil engineering is in many ways...

ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with İnci Yürekli, Founder of Alfa Beslenme

Maintaining a sense of wellness in Istanbul is no small feat, with plenty of negative (and often delicious) distractions constantly surrounding us. Knowing these...

Retrospective: Expat Spotlight #9 – Education @ ATÖLYE

In collaboration with ATÖLYE, Yabangee continues to present Expat Spotlight, a monthly series showcasing the freshest, most inspiring contributions being made by Istanbul’s diverse...

ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with Duygu Şar and Bilgehan Çelik, Co-Founders...

Leaving the security of the familiar behind and accepting risk is often one of the most daunting challenges to pursuing our dreams. In founding...

ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with Buğra Çelik, Director of imece &...

The quintessential feel-good success stories are ones which diverge from the traditional path and incorporate elements that border on chance - gaining experience in...

Retrospective – Expat Spotlight #8: Hospitality @ ATÖLYE

In collaboration with ATÖLYE, Yabangee continues to present Expat Spotlight, a monthly series showcasing the freshest, most inspiring contributions being made by Istanbul’s diverse...

ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with Anita Tee, Founder of Fact vs...

Helping someone change lifelong habits, especially those related to personal nutrition, requires an informed, personable approach. One of our earliest encounters with Anita Tee...

Retrospective – Expat Spotlight #7: Performance @ ATÖLYE

In collaboration with ATÖLYE, Yabangee continues to present Expat Spotlight, a monthly series showcasing the freshest, most inspiring contributions being made by Istanbul’s diverse...

ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with İpek Yeğinsü, Contemporary Art Professional

Istanbul's art scene is rich with possibility, but can also be as daunting as it is impressive. For more than a decade, İpek Yeğinsü...

ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with Ece Altunmaral and Edipcan Yıldız of...

In the current climate of consumer awareness, now more than ever, the clothes we wear convey a message to the world around us. Local,...

Retrospective – Expat Spotlight #6: Creatives in Istanbul

In collaboration with ATÖLYE, Yabangee continues to present Expat Spotlight, a monthly series showcasing the freshest, most inspiring contributions being made by Istanbul’s diverse...

ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with Bala Gürcan, Communications Associate & Medium...

Conveying the ethos behind a multidisciplinary project as ambitious and wide-ranging as ATÖLYE is not a simple endeavor. In her role as Communications Associate,...

Retrospective – Expat Spotlight #5: Istanbul as Home

In collaboration with ATÖLYE, Yabangee continues to present Expat Spotlight, a monthly series showcasing the freshest, most inspiring contributions being made by Istanbul’s diverse...

ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with Ömer Hacıömeroğlu, Product Designer, Entrepreneur, &...

Ömer Hacıömeroğlu's self-identification as a designer, entrepreneur, and educator is exceptionally accurate. His professional scope sees him fulfilling each of these roles with a...

ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with Tolga Dizmen, Head of Culture and...

In a collaborative community such as ATÖLYE, there are plenty of ambitious projects from members at different stages in their evolution. While there's plenty...

ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with Ayşe Esin Durmaz, Makerlab Associate

Considering the largely editorial nature of Yabangee's workflow, the Makerlab at ATÖLYE has always been a place of great interest to us, with very...

ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with Jak Akdemir, Remote Engineer for Tumblr

Long after the lights have dimmed and the hustle and bustle of a regular ATÖLYE workday have died down, it's not unusual to find Jak...

Retrospective – Expat Spotlight #4: Community Leaders

In collaboration with ATÖLYE, Yabangee continues to present Expat Spotlight, a new monthly series showcasing the freshest, most inspiring contributions being made by Istanbul’s...

ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with Funda Küçükyılmaz, Account Manager of Flint

The arts and culture scene in Turkey is, even at the best of times, complicated. An intricate network of galleries, artists, curators, and collectors are among...

ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with Zeynep Şen, Writer, Translator and Literary...

Juggling an excess of professional responsibility while still finding the time for your own creative pursuits can be especially daunting. By any measure, Zeynep Şen has taken...

ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with Meltem Şahin, Illustrator, Animator and Educator

Meltem Şahin is an illustrator, animator, and educator with an extensive array of projects in her portfolio. A Fulbright scholar, her exhibition "Negative Pleasure" late last...

Retrospective – Expat Spotlight #3: The Arts

In collaboration with ATÖLYE, Yabangee continues to present Expat Spotlight, a new monthly series showcasing the freshest, most inspiring contributions being made by Istanbul’s...

ATÖLYE Spotlight: In Conversation with Çiçek Kahraman, Co-Founder of UKA Film

UKA Film is the multifaceted collaborative effort of co-founders Çiçek Kahraman and Can Kılcıoğlu. With a scope that compliments their skill sets and covers various...

Expat Spotlight Recap: #1 & #2

Expat Spotlight, in collaboration with ATÖLYE, is our monthly series showcasing the inspiring contributions being made by Istanbul’s diverse international community to the city’s...

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