Necdet Sahin

Necdet Sahin

Founder, Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Necdet Sahin

Necdet Sahin

Founder, Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Founded by Necdet Sahin, based in East London, Happen offers a wide range of design services from brand identity, digital design to book design and to all printed materials. The studio unifies communication design tools and art projects. Working closely with curators, architects, startups and artists, Happen is involved with projects at every stage, from concept and design development to overall project and production management. The studio participates in commission based and collective projects and many collaborations. Our work can be mentioned as simple, functional and tactile. Some clients and collaborations are listed as follows: Double Decker London, SquareWell Partners, Mister Free'd, Design Museum, Alpha Omega London, Richard Sorrell, Ralph Appelbaum Associates, Turkish Philanthropy Funds, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University, Future Anecdotes, Kumulatif Istanbul, Dukkan Creative, Ali Cindoruk.
  • AYCN Ceramics
    AYCN CeramicsLogo & brand identity and all art direction for AYCN Ceramics, London. Supporting visuals include tags, cards and ceramic stamp design.
  • Munchkin Kitchen
    Munchkin KitchenLogo design, brand identity, website design for Munchkin Kitchen, a new Los Angeles based initiative, giving baking classes for kids and organising cooking events.
  • Cuppedia
    CuppediaLogo & brand identity development, packaging design and web design for Cuppedia, a confectionery brand recently opened its first kiosk in Trafford Centre Manchester.
  • SquareWell Partners
    SquareWell PartnersBrand development for SquareWell Partners, an advisory boutique, comprised of multidisciplinary experts, that monitors investor behaviour and preferences to support companies’ decision-making processes. During the process of designing, our first aim was to move away from the usual boredom of the corporate environment but creating an innovative yet established brand. The graphic mark and the strong contrast of the colours are the key elements forming a dynamic and a welcoming structure for the b
  • After Mostly - Richard Sorrell
    After Mostly - Richard SorrellBook design for After Mostly - A Story of Downsizing, a self published story book of illustrations by Richard Sorrell.
  • Mister Free'd
    Mister Free'dLogo, identity, packaging design and all art direction for a healthy, gluten free products manufacturer Mister Free'd based in London.
Work history
    Founder, Creative DirectorHappen London
    19 Warburton Rd, London E8 3RT, UKFull Time
    Double Decker logo
    Double Decker logo
    Art DirectorDouble Decker
    115 Coventry Rd, London E2 6GG, UKFreelance
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  • Print Design
  • Brand Design
  • Book Design
  • Identity Design
  • Poster Design
  • Packaging Design
  • Brand Consultancy
  • Web Design
  • Design Development
  • Advertising
  • Brand Packaging
  • Corporate Identity
  • Typography
  • Layout Design
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    Masters of ArtsLondon College of Communication, UAL
     - London, United Kingdom
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) Bilkent University
     - Üniversiteler, 1608. Cd. No:50, 06800 Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey