d.o.T. designers of Turkey, is a private organization, founded by industrial designer özlem yalım özkaraoğlu.
d.o.T. aims to promote design, and design products trough global markets; to develop business relationships between designers and manufacturers, retailers, suppliers and to promote creative works at exhibitions, fairs and similar events. d.o.T. also supports all kind of creative activity and projects as well as designers. it serves for personal help of creative people, as well as corporate issues like networking, strategic design management, innovation, education, and communication.
d.o.T. is a non profit designer effort, boundless to any one or any institution, including a curatorial approach to the creative work and leading actors in Turkey.
özlem yalım özkaraoğlu, is a design professional educated in industrial design but specialized in multiple design fields in practice besides design management, design events and strategic design. she recently designed and directed the first design biennial in Turkey ( istanbul design biennial). she was selected within the “40 creative people of Turkey” by Turkishtime magazine, both in 2011 and 2012.