Hakan Ertan is an award-winning art director (Cannes Lion, Crystal Apple, New York Festival), who has spent more than decade at network agencies such as Saatchi & Saatchi, TBWA and BBDO. He has worked for brands such as Mercedes-Benz, Coca-Cola, and Adidas. Hakan draws inspiration from real life stories in film such as science fiction and animation. His work brings elements of the real world into a more abstract yet instantly recognizable form. Hakan’s color palette is inspired from South American cultures such as Brazil and Cuba. Originally from Turkey, he received a BA in Graphic Design from Akademi Istanbul. He is currently working as a visual designer and is based out of Brooklyn, New York.