Work     Profile

We are Oniki.

Design and film company based in New York and Istanbul.

Focusing on strategy, branding, and communications, we partner with cultural and commercial clients around the world who value purposeful design and meaningful stories.

Let’s Chat!


Find Us



Sabri Akın
Co-Founder, Creative Director

Sabri Akın is an Istanbul and New York-based Turkish graphic designer and creative director. Sabri’s work focuses on branding and communication design. He aspires to craft strategic, relevant, and compelling design solutions for cultural and commercial clients.

Sabri is a graduate of the BFA Visual Communication Design program of Bilgi University in Istanbul and the MFA Design Entrepreneurship program of the School of Visual Arts in New York. He worked with prominent clients and companies globally; his work has been recognized, published, and exhibited by numerous organizations, publications, and exhibitions worldwide.

He teaches Brand and Identity Design at Istanbul Bilgi University’s BFA Visual Communication Design program and Design Entrepreneurship class at Işık University’s BFA Visual Communication Design program. He also runs and curates Design Ocular;︎ an initiative dedicated to celebrating contemporary poster design.
Hikmet Güler

Hikmet Güler is a Turkish filmmaker and storyteller. Besides his expertise with common practices in the filmmaking, he experiments with new ways of creating stories. He pushes his practice in both commercial and narrative film.

Hikmet is a graduate of BFA Visual Communication Design program of Bilgi University in Istanbul. He worked with numerous clients in fashion, music, culture, and commerce. His work has been featured in the global media, and been recognized by variety of film festivals.
Jiayue Li

Jiayue Li is a designer from Chengdu, China, based in Istanbul and New York. Her passion lies in creating narratives using graphic design, illustration, and art direction.

Jiayue is a graduate of the College of Design and Innovation, Tongji University in Shanghai, and the MFA Design Entrepreneurship program of the School of Visual Arts in New York. She created illustrations for renowned magazines globally, and her work has been recognized by prominent publications.


︎︎︎Art Direction
︎︎︎Brand Strategy
︎︎︎Concept Development
︎︎︎Editorial Design
︎︎︎Film Production
︎︎︎Motion Graphics
︎︎︎Graphic Design
︎︎︎Print Design
︎︎︎Social Strategy
︎︎︎Website UI/UX


︎︎︎Notable Publications
︎Graphis Design Annual 2019
︎33 Afiş, 2 Soru, 44 Yanıt, Manifold Press 2018
︎Graphis Design Annual 2018
︎Graphis Poster Annual 2018
︎Print Magazine, RDA 2015

︎︎︎Notable Exhibitions
︎GMK 40th Graphic Design Exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey 2021
︎Fikra Graphic Design Biennial 01, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates 2018
︎Jeff Talks Peş Peşe Exhibition, SALT Galata, İstanbul, Turkey 2018
︎Golden Bee Moscow Global Biennale of Graphic Design, Moscow, Russia 2018
︎Poster Biennale in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland 2018
︎Taiwan International Graphic Design Award Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan 2017
︎TYPE + TEXT | Year of the Avant-garde International Typography Poster Exhibition, Museum of the City of Lodz, Lodz, Poland 2017
︎Shenzhen International Poster Festival, Guan Shanyue Art Museum, Shenzhen, China 2016

Notable Clients

︎Dazed Digital
︎Stefano Ricci
︎The New Yorker
︎Vogue Singapore
︎Yves Saint Laurent