Yeşim Demir (1968) was born in Istanbul and graduated from the Graphic Design Department of Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. She served as art director and creative director at Young and Rubicam Advertising House and RPM Radar/CDP Europe in İstanbul. She has been lecturing at the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University’s Graphic Design Department since 2003, as well as teaching in Kadir Has and Bilgi Universities. She won many awards in national competitions, showed her work at exhibitions in New York, Buenos Aires, İstanbul, Duisburg, Seoul, served as jury member and court expert. Demir has been the Chairman of The Turkish Society of Graphic Designers (2005–2011) and was elected as vice president in ICOGRADA board of directors, 2011–2013. She’s currently running her independent design studio Demir Tasarım focusing on corporate identity and book design.