Bilingual art director with experience in Branding, Graphic Design, Visual Communication and Photography.
Abdulrahman is a Partner, Design at Arsel Partners which is a design & digital agency with an office in Istanbul serving business in Turkey & MENA.
He hold BSc in Computer Science from University of Science and Technology in Sana’a. His path as designer started during his years in college and that mix between computer science study and design helped to reshape his character as an entrepreneur in the next years. Later he founded Snono which is a creative and marketing company based in Yemen and has 10 years old until now.
His training as an entrepreneur includes a course in Business Advisory Program for SME's from American University of Cairo, Project Management Professional (PMP) Course and Mowgli Mentoring Experience (MME) by Mowgli Foundation which was held in Yemen.
He worked as designer and visual communication consultant in projects with many NGOs in Yemen like Youth Leadership Development Foundation, Social Fund for Development, Small Micro Enterprises Promotion Service Agency (Smeps), UNDP and World Bank.
His work experience includes working with Local/International businesses and Governmental Sector.
Beside his work in design, Abdulrahman was recognisable photographer and his works was exhibited in Yemen, United Arab of Emirates, United State & Spain.
Since 2015, Abdulrahman is working and living in Istanbul, Turkey.
Selected Art Exhibitions & Workshops
Visualize the Invisible Workshop organized by The Yemeni Salon (Sweden), Amman, Jordan
Group Exhibition EU Residence, Sana'a, Yemen
Words of Eyes Exhibition National Museum, Sana'a, Yemen
Social Socumentary Photography Workshop by Hazel Thompson Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, Sharjah, UAE
Yemen, A Treasure Trove Exhibtion Total Arts Gallery, Dubai, UAE
Zoom on Sana'a Exhibition, House of Culture, Sana'a, Yemen
Altotype Technique Workshop by Alfons Alt French Center, Sana'a, Yemen
Serial Photography Workshop by Andreas Rost German House. Sana'a, Yemen
Photography Workshop by Tim Smith British Council. Sana'a, Yemen
- 1st video (Arabic): an interview with me at "Good Morning from Istanbul" on TRT Arabic TV channel where I talked about design.
- 2nd video (English Subtitled): My Talk at TEDxSanaa 2012 - Design as a way of life
- 3rd (Arabic): Story made by Deutsche Welle (DW) about my company Snono.