Founder and Principal Designer, Architect
Dip.Eng.Architect and Restorer
Öznur Pınar Çer has graduated as the best of her generation, ranking first of the Faculty of Fine Arts at the Cyprus International University with the high honour degree in 2014. During her University life, she has participated in many competitions. She won the most important student competition “MIMED 2013” as the first winner among 140 projects in the architecture students project competition. Another important Student competition “Prosteel 2014”, she won the honourable mention prize with “Modular Shelter design for Emergency situation” project in Turkey.
Since 2013, She has been working as an Award-winning young Design Architect, Innovative, Future and Space Designer with over 6 years experience in the construction, interior, landscape, industrial and urban design business working on wide ranges of high profile projects and typologies involving Public Buildings, Museums, Pavillions, Art and Installations. One of her most important career experience is that she has worked as one of the three lead designers on numerous projects at all stages from conception design to implementation and has extensive knowledge of schemes which are bespoke and site-specific at Istanbul New Airport Duty-Free Stores project in Tabanlıoğlu Architects.
Since 2017, she has been working as a Founder and Principal Designer, Architect at her own company Mask Architects. She has been leading innovative-design competitions and award-winning projects of various scales within Korea, Germany, Turkey, USA, France, Africa, Dubai and internationally at all stages of the design process which took clients way beyond their expectations. In 2018 she won her first prize at World Architecture Community Award 29th circle with Futuristic-organic “Kırşehir Automobile & Aeroplane Museum” project. This project still is being talking about seriously in many international presses as well as iconic design project designed for Seoul Metropolitan Government which is “The First Art and Photography Museum” in the World which has taken a picture by itself in Seoul. Named “The First Camera Obscura Photographic Art Museum”, With this design project, her name and Mask Architects company has been taking a place on “World Press” across Asia, Canada, America and Europen website, magazines and social media.
She has received an invitation for “Venice Biennale 2020” by the European Cultural Centre as MASK Architects to participate in the exhibition “TIME SPACE EXISTENCE” exhibition topic. She and her famous Italian Luxury Designer, Danilo Petta have been preparing Venice Biennale 2020 with ” Hole Zero” projects which is the first spiral movement and rotated lattice loop structure on the World which is controlled with a kinetic art installation by Human movements.
In a pandemic situation, Oznur Pinar Cer and Danilo Petta designed ” I-Breathe-Just “ adjustable apparatus which is 3D printing that doubles the capacity of the pulmonary ventilators by splitting the oxygen output directly from the inhalation/exhalation channel for patients exposed to COVID 19 cases. ” I-Breathe-Just “apparatus designed as a volunteering project for the biomedical industry by Danilo Petta and Oznur Pinar Cer. The project has been taken under the protection of the Italy Government and applied for a patent on Europe and Turkey side.
Her mission is not only to provide a service of architecture and luxury design. As an Architect and Designer, her mission is also to make her creativity available for the common good by responding, in emergencies such as this, directly to users’ needs. Mask Architects has a mission based on “Human and Human rights”. Therefore,Mask architects also clearly demonstrated the role of the designer in emergency cases with this project. She and Her partner have taken wide places in international media across, Europe side, Italy, South America, Africa and turkey press.
Co-Owner and Chief Design Officer
Danilo Petta studied Civil Architecture at Polytechnic of Milan and Interior Design at Istituto Europeo di Design (IED). In 2004, during his studies, he became a consultant for the Branco RLT Studio specialized in exhibit design. He worked for many important clients like Bang & Olufsen, Nike and LG Electronics.
He began his career in the field of luxury and design rigour of Swiss watchmaking in 2007 when he was recruited by Fabrizio Buonamassa Stigliani in the Design Center of Bvlgari in Rome as a Watches Designer. He actively participated in the design development of some of the most important timepieces of the brand. After a period of work on jewellery ladies watches, he started to collaborate for the integration of the ‘’Grandes Complications’’ timepieces between the brand Bvlgari and Daniel Roth/Gerald Genta, working between Rome, Neuchâtel and Le Sentier in the Vallée de Joux (Switzerland).
In November 2010 he was called to join the brand OMEGA SA in Biel (Switzerland) and his new challenge was the responsibility to manage the development of the DeVille products as a Senior Product Manager. He actively participated in the strategic product line launch and he gave a different approach to watches development with his eclectically experience and studies. In July 2012 he realised the restyling of the New DeVille Prestige Line, with 6 different sizes, over 70 models.
Among them, it’s important to mention: the introduction of the OMEGA New Prestige 39,5 gents (power reserve/small seconds calibre 2627 Co-Axial) and 32,7 mm ladies (calibre 2500 Co-Axial), the exclusive Ladymatic “Pearls and Diamonds”, worn by Nicole Kidman during the Cannes Film Festival 2013, and the introduction of the New Product line “Trésor” 40mm calibre 8511 Master Co-Axial.
In March 2015, he currently works between Switzerland and Italy on the development of high-end Swiss Watches, Luxury Goods and Exhibits Installations for important luxury brands worldwide. His design concept is based on meticulous attention to detail, on the quality of the fabrication process and his confidence that the “strong identity of a brand is to be found in the simplicity of the formal language”. The uniqueness of his work lies in knowing all the phases of the product development, the market, the strategies of communication, which allow him to formulate design proposals with a high-value perception for the customer, defined by him as “intelligent beauty “.
Senior Architect I Computer Graphics & Visual Effect Supervisor
Head of Brand, PR & Corporate Communication
Dip.Eng.M.A. Visual Designer, Radio Tv and Cinema and Communication
Tuğçe Çer has graduated department of Radio Tv and Cinema with High honour degree at Gazi University in 2009. After she graduated at Radio Tv and Cinema department, she has participated at Yasar University, Department of the Visual Communication Design between 2010-2013. In 2017, She has completed and a master’s degree on ‘The effect of the storytelling on the brand preference process of the consumers’ at Istanbul University. She has been experienced as Head of Manager on brand guidelines, brand strategy, social media and brand vision of the Cookshop in Kazancı Holding in Istanbul. Since 2017, She has been working on ;
Head of Marketing
Görkem Cömert has graduated at Cyprus International University which is Department of International Relations in 2010. His recent experience has been concentrated on brand development strategies as a Marketing and Brand Manager with over 7 years of experience at OMD. He has participated in MASK Architects team in 2017 and working on ;
PR & Media Relation Specialist in Italia
Silvia Bonfanti is an experienced and skilled press office and communication consultant in the luxury sector ( watches, nautical, design). She has excellent interpersonal communication skills, ability of maintaining good internal and external relationships with clients and journalists, creation of strategic communication plans, press office activities (press review, management of events, conventions and press conferences) and research of the best visibility opportunities. From 2012, her experience has been concentrated mostly working as freelance journalist for different Italian magazines.