Fatih Hardal, Graphic Designer, Type Designer and Researcher. He graduated from Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts in 2019. In the same year, he founded Hardal Studio. In February 2020, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University started his graduate education. He conducts his research on type design and typography. He works independently for services and consultancy in typography, type design and branding.

He has been working in the field of type design since 2018. They work on commissioned projects in the commercial, cultural and editorial sector, with a strong focus on typographic treatment, including the design and distribution of a range of original typefaces. Hardal sells its typefaces directly through hardalstudio.com and is based in Istanbul, Turkey. Besides the fonts, he collaborated with brands such as Adidas, Adobe, Airbnb, GQ, Jessica Walsh and Sony Music. He still continues to work independently. He has been a member of GMK since 2019.



Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Master

2015 / 19

Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts, Bachelor in Graphic Design

Exhibitions & Fairs


GMK Turkey, Best Young Graphic Designer of the Year


Typojanchi: International Typography Biennale


GMK Turkey, Best Student Award of the Year

Clients / Collaborators






Computer Arts

GMK Turkey

GQ Turkey

It's Nice That

Mindsparkle Mag.

Slanted Publishers

Sony Music

The Design Kids

Turkey Design Foundation

Typo/Graphic Poster