December 2014 | Good Design Award 2014

After "Reddot Design Award" and "German Design Award 2015 Nominee" awards, Banat "Acrobat Junior" toothbrush has received its third design award with “Good Design Award 2014" from Chicago, USA.

July 2014 | German Design Award

Banat "Acrobat Junior" is nominated for the German Design Award 2015.

June 2014 | 10th year collection of Istanbul Modern Store

Istanbul Modern Store celebrates the 10th year of Istanbul Modern with a special collection including our glazed ceramic vase design "ROOT".

March 2013 | Red Dot Design Award Winner 2013

Banat Acrobat Junior toothbrush has received “Red Dot Design Award Winner 2013”. With its origins dating back until 1955, the Red Dot Design Award is the renowned distinction for high design quality.

November 2012 | Design Turkey Industrial Design Awards 2012

Banat “Pikolo” toothbrush and “Window Wiper” designs were seem worthy to The Good Design Award by distinguising from its competitiors, answering the consumer needs, giving importance to human health and safety, balancing benefit and production cost ratio.

October 2012 | Dutch Design Week

Acrobat, Cezve ve Dervish has been exhibited in Design Turkey Winners Exhibition in Dutch Design Week 2012 in Eindhoven.

September 2012 | World Design Capital HELSINKI

Acrobat, Cezve ve Dervish has been exhibited in Design Turkey Winners Exhibition in "Everyday Discoveries" Exhibition of 2012 World Design Capital Helsinki.
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September 2012 | New Designs exhibited in AKSU stand in Zuchex Fair

New Contact Grills and Sisfish designs have been exhibited in AKSU stand in September in 2012 Zuchex Fair.

April 2012 | Dervish is in Zona Tortona

Industrial Design Promotion Agency served Turkish Coffee with Dervish Coffee Cup in Zona Tortona, Milan Design Week.
Kilittaşı Design | February 2012 | Istanbul Alphabet

February 2012 | Istanbul Alphabet

Dervish Coffee Cup is in 'From Çokçok to Zikzak:Istanbul Alphabet' exhibition in Museum der Dinge until 9th of April.

February 2012 | Pure Line Knife Set for Pirge

Pure Line Knife Set for Pirge, designed by Kunter Şekercioğlu, has been exhibited first in Ambiente 2012.

January 2012 | Atlas Carpet - Şems and Hatayi Collections are on sale

Sems and Hatayi carpet collections, which Kunter Sekercioglu have designed for Atlas Carpet, are on sale.
Kilittaşı Design | January 2012 | Eskisehir Industrial Design Center

January 2012 | Eskisehir Industrial Design Center

Kunter Sekercioglu, gave two lectures entitled “Design Process" and "Design&Innovation” in Eskisehir Industrial Design Center.

November 2011 | KTU Dpt of Interior Architecture Seminar Activities

Kunter Şekercioğlu gave a presentation on “Design Process and Innovation” to the staff and students of Interior Architecture Department of Karadeniz Technical University.

October 2011 | Istanbul Design Week 2011 Design Spirit

Dervish Coffee Cup took place in 40 under 40 designers and 40 products exhibition, Design Spirit in IDW 2011.

October 2011 | Istanbul Design Week (IDW) 2011 IMMIB Wokshop

In İmmib stand in IDW 2011, a wokshop, titled ¨Plastic Re-form¨ was organized under Kunter Şekercioğlu’s leadership. In wokshop industrial design 3rd year students in groups of two, give a new form to the material.

October 2011 | Istanbul Design Week 2011 Barbarbook

Independent Design Initiative Barbarian designed book as an invasion-lover product by using rapid prototyping method in their 4th exhibition.

September 2011 | Industrial Designers’ Exhibition in Züchex Fair

In Züchex Fair in industrial Designers Exhibition area, we took place with 8 industry specific products. In exhibition ARZUM Cezve, Fritella and Tostino; ZULA Dervish, AKSU Tostadoy, two water heater named Kurna and Fuente and Şişfish took place. For Şişfish it was the first time to be introduced to the market and sector; it has attached great attention in the fair.
Kilittaşı Design | March 2011 | Eskisehir Chamber of Industry

March 2011 | Eskisehir Chamber of Industry

A conversation headed ¨Good Design¨ took place in Eskişehir by Eskisehir Chamber of Industry in collaboration with Anadolu University Industrial Design Department. In conversation Kunter Şekercioğlu gave examples of industry-designer collaboration through innovative design project processes.

January 2011 | “Her şey Eskizle Başladı” Exhibition

The beginning of ideas as sketches, from designers of different diciplines was exhibitied between 11th of January to 28th of February in Tasarım Parkı. Sketch of Arzum Cezve Turkish Coffee Maker took place in the exhibiiton.

December 2010 | Product Design Now: Renderings

International award-winning Banat Acrobat and waterpipe design for Arzum were published in "Product Design Now: Renderings" book.

December 2010 | Design Turkey Industrial Design Awards 2010

Banat “Acrobat” toothbrush, Arzum “Fritella” deep fryer, Zula “Dervish” coffee cup and Aksu “Tostadoy” contact grill are being exhibited in The Design Turkey Industrial Design Awards 2010 Exhibition. After the evaluations, Banat “Acrobat” toothbrush and Zula “Dervish” coffee cup designs were seem worthy to The Good Design Award and The Superior Design Award by distinguising from its competitiors, answering the consumer needs, giving importance to human health and safety, balancing benefit and production cost ratio.

November 2010 | "Spagat! Design Istanbul Tasarimi" Exhibition

Dervish Coffee Cup has been exhibited in Marta Herford Museum within the context of "Spagat! Design Istanbul Tasarimi" exhibition, curated by Max Borka. Exhibited products, interviews with designers and daily life of Istanbul were published in Spagat book.

November 2010 | The Design Observeur Exhibition

"Label de l'Observeur du Design 11" awarded "Dervish" coffee cup can be seen in the exhibition until 13 March 2011 in "Cite des Sciences et de l'industrie", Paris.
Kilittaşı Design | October 2010 | 19.Quality Congress

October 2010 | 19.Quality Congress

Kunter Şekercioğlu was an invited speaker in "Design Capacity for Innovation " session in 19.Quality Congress. He explained importance of design for innovation with case studies of Acrobat, Moon and Dervish.

September 2010 | Cooperative Project: Morphing Archetypes

Seven designers, including Kunter Sekercioglu, attended Istanbul Design Week with "Cooperative Project: Morphing Archetypes" exhibition which they aimed to express that creativity is an endless process and independent than the end product.

September 2010 | BARBARICON Design Exhibition

Sponsored by Corian and designed by BARBAR, “Barbaricon” has been exhibited during Istanbul Design Week.

August 2010 | German Design Award

Banat "Acrobat" toothbrush has been nominated by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology for the Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany 2011.

July 2010 | Label de l'Observeur du design 11

ZULA “Dervish” Coffee Cup has received “Label de l'Observeur du design 11” Award and has been selected to be displayed during the exhibition organised by the APCI (Agence Pour la Promotion de la Création Industrielle) at the “Cité des sciences et de l’industrie” from 08.11.2010 to 13.03.2011

January 2010 | GOOD DESIGN 2009

Banat "Acrobat" toothbrush has received “GOOD DESIGN 2009” Award and has been selected for the Permanent Design Collection of The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.
Kilittaşı Design | September 2009 | FEIBP Innovation Award

September 2009 | FEIBP Innovation Award

51st FEIBP(European Brushware Federation) Congress, Innovation Award, Winner of the Third Prize with Banat "Acrobat" toothbrush.

July 2009 | Turkish Standards Institution Golden Packaging Competition

One of the “Food Category” awards of the 22nd Golden Packaging Competition held by the Turkish Standards Institution (TSE) was awarded to the Pelit Chocolate Box designed by PULSE4 Creative Agency and Kilit Taşı Design, and produced by ARS Ambalaj.

June 2009 | Oops Design Exhibition

The models produced during the process of designing a rechargeable food grater for ARZUM were exhibited from 18-21 June 2009 at the OOPS design exhibit, within the framework of Istanbul Design Week 2009.

June 2009 | BARBARLIGHT Design Exhibition

Our design entitled “tolerance, please” was exhibited as part of the BARBARLIGHT lighting design exhibit shown during 18-21 June 2009, as part of Istanbul Design Week, 2009

June 2009 | METU Graduation Project Support

Kilit Tasi supported METU industrial design dept. graduation project of Mehrafza Mirzazad.
Kilittaşı Design | May 2009 | Muderist-2009 Exhibition

May 2009 | Muderist-2009 Exhibition

We have exhibited our new toothbrushes, deep fryer and contact grill designs in “MUDERIST-2009 Kitchen-Bathroom Fair”
Kilittaşı Design | January 2009 | Panel participation, Middle East Technical University

January 2009 | Panel participation, Middle East Technical University

Kunter Şekercioğlu participated as a speaker on a panel held at METU Industrial Design Department on the occasion of the department’s 30th anniversary. The panel was entitled, “Professional Views on Career Goals in the field of Design”.

December 2008 | Starbucks Coffee 5th Anniversary in Turkey Design Exhibit

Our Turkish coffee cup design entitled “Dervish” is exhibited at the Starbucks Coffee 5th Anniversary in Turkey Design Exhibit.

September 2008 | Anadolu Üniversity,

Kunter Şekercioğlu has been a project instructor at the Industrial Design Department of Anadolu University since 2005. Within the framework of the "Locations, Installations, Relocations” Workshop and Symposium that was organized as part of the University’s 50th anniversary celebrations, he undertook the management of a project that was executed with students from eight different disciplines. The project entitled “Haş5” focused on designing innovative and experimental recipes utilizing the rapidly fading regional culinary culture of poppy seeds.

September 2008 | Design Turkey Industrial Design Awards 2008

Arzum Cezve Turkish Coffee Maker, Arzum Tostino Contact Grill and Banat Tri-action toothbrushes has been exhibited in The Design Turkey Industrial Design Awards 2008 Exhibition. After the evaluations, Arzum Cezve Turkish Coffee Maker by Kunter Şekercioğlu was seem worthy to The Good Design Award by distinguising from its competitiors, answering the consumer needs, giving importance to human health and safety, balancing benefit and production cost ratio.

January 2008 | Barbarians' Banquet Design Exhibition is in Köln

The design exhibit entitled “Barbarians’ Banquet” is exhibited at IMM Cologne

April 2007 | Ilk in Milano Design Exhibition

Our new waterpipe design “nar” has been exhibited in “ilk in milano” exhibition in Milan Design Week.

April 2007 | NOTIKEA Design Exhibition

We have attended “NOTIKEA” design exhibition with new design proposals which are designed by using IKEA products.

April 2007 | Ilk In Istanbul Design Exhibition

Arzum “Tostino” contact grill designed by Kunter Şekercioğlu, first introduced at “İlk in İstanbul-Turkish Touch in Design” exhibition during Istanbul Design Week.

April 2007 | XXX-Design Exhibition

We have exhibited bedroom ligthing designed by Kunter Şekercioğlu and game design designed by Taner Şekercioğlu, at SEX inspired “XXX-Design” exhibition during Istanbul Design Week.

April 2007 | Barbarians' Banquet Design Exhibition

“Trefoil” bowl designed by Kunter Sekercioğlu and “Gelbaba” table lamp designed by Taner Sekercioğlu, exhibited at “Barbarians’ Banquet” exhibition during Istanbul Design Week.

January 2007 | “Capital” Monthly Business and Economics Magazine

According to the monthly Business and Economics magazine, “Capital”, “Cezve”, an electric Turkish coffee maker designed for Arzum and the “Tri-action” series of toothbrushes designed for Banat rank among the top 20 most innovative products put on the market in the last three years.

September 2006 | Marketingist / ETMK Winners by Design Exhibition

We have exhibited our designs in MarketingIst 2006 Marketing Fair and “Winners by Design” ETMK 2006 Design Exhibition.

May 2006 | Street Design Week

We have exhibited outdoor version of our “Lodos” bench in Street Design Week Exhibition.

April 2006 | Wallpaper* Global Edit06 show

During Salone del Mobile in Milan, Kunter Şekercioğlu has been invited to Wallpaper* Global Edit06 show with his “Lodos” bench design.

December 2005 | IMMIB Industrial Design Competition

Kilit Taşı Design won two awards in the IMMIB Industrial Design Competition. In the Plastic-Rubber Non-electrical Kitchen Appliances professional category, we were awarded 2nd place, and in the Metal Cutlery Set professional category we were awarded an honorable mention.

October 2005 | MarketingIst 2005 Marketing Fair

We have exhibited our designs in MarketingIst 2005 Marketing Fair and ETMK “Differentiating with Design in the 2000s” exhibition.

October 2005 | Istanbul Design Week

We have exhibited new toothbrush, pen and electrical houseware designs during Istanbul Design Week.

October 2005 | ETMK Panelist during Istanbul Design Week

Kunter Şekercioğlu participated as a panelist on the topic of “The Development of the Design Consultancy Market in Turkey”. The panel discussion took place on the Old Galata Bridge as part of the Istanbul Design Week (IDW) which was held on 13-20 September, 2005. The event was organized and hosted by the Istanbul Branch of ETMK, the Society of Industrial Designers in Turkey.

August 2004 | Tendence Lifestyle Fair

Vesaire lighting unit and waterpipe designs has been exhibited in “Design from East to West – Designers from Turkey” exhibition during the Tendence Lifestyle 2004 fair in Frankfurt.

June 2004 | ADesign Fuarı

We have exhibited our product designs in ADesign Fair 2004.

October 2003 | ETMK “Beyond the Borders” Product Design Exhibition

We have exhibited our product designs in ETMK “Beyond the Borders” Product Design Exhibition in the ADesign Fair 2003 fair.

March 2001 | "Gerçeği Gösteren Işık" Enstalasyonu

Kunter Sekercioglu with Baris Muluk, exhibited their conceptual lighting designs in HayMatLos, under sponsorship of Celik Is Aydınlatma.

Kilit Taşı is a very active design practise. We design products and concepts, have part in fairs and design competitions, are an active member of educational organisations and workshops.

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