The ATÖLYE team is made up of individuals with unique skill sets, knacks for creativity and aspirations. Our team develops and progresses in relation to the collaborations we uptake, and the wider creative network which we belong to.

A dynamic and multidisciplinary team situated in the wider creative network

ATÖLYE IS AN ORGANIZATION OF LEARNING AND EXPLORATION.

Learning is a constant process at ATÖLYE, and our curiosity leads us to new discoveries.
It is our greatest desire to adopt new perspectives and to add value to everything we do accordingly.

ATÖLYE PRODUCES IN CONSIDERATION OF THE FUTURE.

We approach projects, ideas and challenges by asking the question “how can we make a positive impact for the future?”
We try to learn from the future in our work, and thus reinterpret our current day.

ATÖLYE CHANNELS AN EXTENSIVE AWARENESS INTO EVERY ENDEAVOR.

We know that the things we do and don’t do have an effect on the world and its inhabitants, and we act with that knowledge in mind.
ATÖLYE’s learning and discovery environment provides us with seminal opportunities to expand our awareness.

ATÖLYE IS A SOURCE OF INSPIRATION FOR ITS ENVIRONMENT.

We look for inspiration in our work, and we share it with those around us.
We are a source of inspiration for each other and for other institutions and individuals.

ATÖLYE TAKES BOLD STEPS FOR CHANGE LEADERSHIP.

We look at every prospect as an opportunity for changemaking and we do not hesitate to adopt bold ideas to implement that.
We proactively think about how we can make positive change in the world we live in and we lead those around us in this pursuit.

ATÖLYE IS AN ENVIRONMENT OF BIAS-FREE EMPATHY.

We try to comprehend people, institutions, challenges and situations and try to meet them on a common ground.
We do listen in a solution-oriented manner and communicate through non-violent communication.

ATÖLYE ENABLES ITS MEMBERS AND TEAM TO SELF-REALIZE.

We enable our professional motivations and job roles to complete and empower one another.
We provide space for each other in order to actualize our personal interests and dreams.

ATÖLYE TAKES FUN SERIOUSLY AND WORKS WITH PLEASURE.

We provide the environment for individuals and teams to enjoy their work.
We believe that this harmony between work and recreation improves creativity and productivity.

ATÖLYE HANDLES ALL PROCESSES WITH A HIGH LEVEL OF ATTENTIVENESS AND CARE.

We design our business manners carefully and shape our actions within this context.
We work to ensure that this quality-driven approach is good not only to our clients, but to nature and all living things at large.

ATÖLYE IS A WHOLE AS A TEAM.

The diversity of individuals and the differences they bring about enrich our team as a whole.
Within this whole, all team and community members are equivalent and exist in a well-governed environment in which they can express themselves freely.

Ali Yıldırım

Facilities Support

Atılım Şahin

Community & Prototyping Lab Lead

Aysu Güneş

Legal Advisor

Ayşesu Çelik

Learning Designer

Barbaros Kaptanoğlu

Venue Operations Assistant

Begüm Ural

Architect

Bengisu Ecem Yıldız

Design Researcher

Beril Altuntoprak

Venue Operations Associate

Buğra Çelik

imece Director

Can Arslan

Operations Intern

Carla Lemgruber

Service Designer

Ceylan Uşaki Erali

Learning Designer

Deniz Uçan

Community Assistant

Deniz Yazıcıoğlu

Communications Intern

Doğukan Şarman

Venue Operations Assistant

Duygu Kambur

imece Coordinator

Ecem Akça

Venue Operations Intern

Emre Erbirer

Communications Lead

Engin Ayaz

Co-founder, Head of Design

Fırat Okucu

imece Research and Content Associate

Güneş Sayın

Project Manager

Kerem Alper

Co-founder, Head of Strategy & Ventures

M. Ahmet Alpat

Technology Advisor

Merve Dokumacı

Architect

Mert Çetinkaya

Organization & Learning Design Lead

Mertcan Avcı

Prototyping Lab Associate

Mevlüt Demir

Administrative Manager

Mustafa Çalışkan

Prototyping Lab Intern

Nesile Yalçın

Spatial Design Lead

Öykü Attila

imece Operations Associate

Özge Aytan

Communications Assistant

Özgür Özçelik

Venue Sales & Partnerships Lead

Sebahat Akgündüz

Facilities Support

Seda Karaca

imece Communications Associate

Serdar Paktin

Insights Lead

Tilbe Şendoğan

Operations Assistant

Tolga Dizmen

Head of Culture & Operations

Tuğçe Akbulut

imece Incubation Process Coordinator

Uğur Orak

imece Graphic Designer

Yasemin Demirel

Graphic Designer

Yiğit Ekmekçi

Senior Strategy Advisor

Zeynep Çelik

imece Community Associate