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#37 - Alper Nakri - Multitalented Man
There is no such word as Designofurnimationalist in English, but this is the way Alper Nakri describes his title. When he was in high school, he started his career as a DJ.  Later on, he moved to Los Angeles and became a journalist.  He has covered Hollywood, the Oscars, the Emmy Awards and NBA games. With the help of one of his friends, he started to work as a cameraman for documentary channels such as History and Discovery. In his spare time, he isinterested in graphic design and photography. Lately he has started to design lamps which are made out of parts of scrapped planes. “I don’t want to work 9am to 5pm. In this way, I have more time to create,” he says. In the TV industry, Alper is known for his work on Cities of the Underworld (2007), Sniper: Inside the Crosshairs (2009) and Sniper: Deadliest Missions (2010).

Alper Nakri grew up in Istanbul, Turkey and studied film making in Los Angeles, California. He has a creative mind, and he is a maker. He works as a freelance graphic director for scripted documentaries for thematic channels such as National Geographic and The Discovery Channel. He was nominated for 35th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Award for his recent work for a History Channel documentary.

In 2015, Alper was honored by Elle Decoration Turkiye magazine as one of the 10 designers that shapes the future. His hand-made furniture and lighting collections are sold at boutique designer stores in Istanbul and Los Angeles. Alper’s team won the motion graphic award at the Adobe Creative Jam, a unique two-part creative experience in where design duos compete in a tournament utilizing Adobe Creative Cloud.

His Cucumber Stand project was featured by Huffington Post and the project was granted by Burning Man Honorarium Fund. His donation campaign was staff-picked by the Kickstarter crowd funding platform.
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