Together with OHNE DEN HYPE, Forward welcomes you inside the mind of creatives, artists and designers! In intimate and personal conversations with Forward-speakers, industry legends and creative shooting stars, the podcast revolves around personal topics – completely without the hype that usually surrounds them. This thirteens edition focuses on the life and creative work of type designer Cihan Tamti who talks to Sven Jürgensmeier about how he worked really hard to get where he is know, the Instagram-Algorithm and many more exciting topics.


Cihan Tamti on the Forward Stage

As one of our Forward Festival speaker, Cihan Tamti rocked the Forward Stage in Berlin 2022. Cihan Tamti is a graphic designer from Bochum. He is probably best known for his poster design, merch for artists like Lauryn Hill and some projects he initiated himself. Cihan had to work hard to make his Instagram account as big and successful as it is today.

Cihan Tamti mixes timeless graphic design with his custom typefaces to give brands their own voice, that is his signature style. Cihan works with international clients like Calvin Klein, Adobe, Ebay, Netflix or Google.


© Cihan Tamti x Slanted Publishers


In this episode Sven and Cihan also talked about sitcoms, self-care, feeling at home, finding your way, riding the wave of the Instagram algorithm, being alone, how even legends still have to fight to stay relevant, and more.


Go listen to the full episode and get a glimpse into the mind of Cihan Tamti with us.