Onur Yazıcıgil is a typographer and design educator based in Istanbul. He received his MFA in visual communication design from Purdue University in the United States and PhD in graphic design from Mimar Sinan University in Istanbul. He has served as a board member at ATypI between 2013–2019 and has lectured on various topics in the field of typography. Since 2009 he’s been teaching typography and graphic design classes as a faculty member at Sabancı University. His research interests range from Latin and Arabic typographic history to 19th century Ottoman metal typefaces, with a particular emphasis on Ottoman Naskh typefaces.