Salt Galata

SALT Galata, Istanbul
Wayfinding solutions and bilingual signage design

Ozgen Design Studio was commissioned in August 2010 to design a wayfinding and signage system for SALT, a cultural institution in Istanbul.

client : Garanti Kültür A.S., Istanbul, Turkey.


SALT’s activities are distributed between two landmark buildings.
The first building, SALT Beyoglu, is on the pedestrian street Istiklal Caddesi. SALT Beyoglu’s interiors are mostly occupied by exhibition and event spaces. The second building, SALT Galata, is the former 19th century Imperial Ottoman Bank headquarters designed by Alexandre Vallaury. SALT Galata houses a specialized public library and archive; spaces dedicated to research, workshops, exhibitions and a conference hall; as well as the Ottoman Bank Museum.