Zeynep Arman is a graphic designer. Originally from Istanbul, she is currently based in Glasgow. After graduating from Central Saint Martin’s College of Art, London, in 1998 with BA Graphic Design, she went on to study for an MFA at Edinburgh College of Art in 2006. She designs and makes artists’ books as commissions and as part of her own personal practice.  She is also one of three designers working together as the design collective BAKKAL.  A number of her books are available from the Glasgow Print Studio Shop.

Selected Exhibitions/Artists Book Fairs


CCA Artist’s Book Fair, Glasgow


Glasgow International Artist Book Fair


CCA Artist’s Book Fair, Glasgow


ICA Lab Artists book fair, London

‘Sofa So Good’, Foyer Gallery, Aberdeen

Blurring the Neatline, The Embassy Gallery, Glasgow

Selected Awards & Residencies


Scottish Arts Council Creative & Professional Development Grant


Visual Artists Grant, Glasgow City Council

Andrew Grant Bequest Award

Winner of the Shape of Things Commission