• A START UP FRIENDLY DESIGN STUDIO

  • DESIGN SIMPLICITY AND FUNCTION


We craft digital solutions for forward thinking companies and entrepreneurs.

WORK



NOTABLE BRANDS SERVED

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SERVICES


STRATEGY

Ideation
Branding
Identity
Requirements Planning
Rapid Prototyping

UX

Information Architecture
Sketching
Story Boarding
Wireframing
User Experience Design

VISUAL DESIGN

Responsive Web
Mobile (iOS, Android)
Smart TV apps
Smart Board Apps
Digital Ads
Pitch Decks
Infographics

DEVELOPMENT

ID & Corporate Websites
Web Apps
Mobile Apps (iOS, Android)
Custom CMS
Microsites
Social Media Apps


  • “They have an extraordinary grasp of how consumers think and a rare ability to create exceptionally high quality work at lightening fast speeds.  They never cease to amaze us with their out-of-box thinking.”

    - Sheila Bijoor / VP of Product at Pintrips
  • “Discovix highly recommends Fake Crow. Their designs were intuitive, delightful and really captured the vibe of the project.”

    – Wout Brusselaers / Advisor at Discovix
  • “Working fast and delivering perfect assets, Alper and his team provide a top notch service always going beyond our expectations.”

    – Arnaud Saint-Paul / CEO at Smartsy

ABOUT

We are futurists and artists, helping minds alike build and grow businesses. We prioritize measurable results and good taste, from strategy to development.


INDUSTRIES SERVED

  • Entertainment
  • Automotive
  • Travel
  • Health Care, Nutrition
  • Music
  • Startups
  • Internet businesses
  • Cyber Security
  • Alternative Energy
  • Fashion
  • Hospitality & Events
  • Finance
  • 5
    years
  • 89
    projects completed
  • 24
    startups served
  • 5
    new startups ignited
  • 8
    corporate id’s designed
  • 25
    designers & developers
  • 2
    office puppies adopted

MEET THE TEAM

Alper Cakir
DESIGN DIRECTOR, CO-FOUNDER

Man of ideas. Knowledge digger.
Accomplished musician.

Asli Sonceley
DIRECTOR, CO-FOUNDER

Constant writer. Movie buff.
Mars enthusiast. Professional curious.

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Gobbler

 

Gobbler is the cloud for music creators. It’s one of the hottest startups in LA, with a rockstar team, a serial entrepreneur CEO (Chris Kantrowitz) and advisors and investors including John Legend, Jared Leto, Sir Elton John, and the list goes on.

We recently joined the 4 year-young startup, bringing in the music background of our Creative Director Alper Cakir, and the full force of our design team to help Gobbler take the product to the next level. We are currently working on the User Experience of Gobbler 2.0, as well providing updates on the current website, and marketing materials.

- User Experience Strategy and Design
- Wireframes
- Rapid Prototyping
- User Interface Design
- Marketing Collateral

Check it out on Behance!

CLIENT:
Gobbler
DATE:
NOVEMBER 2013 - present
SERVICES:
Strategy
User Experience
Visual

Frequency

 

Frequency is a supreme multi-platform app that simplifies the way you discover, watch and share video. With over 1.5 million users, Frequency gathers content from your favorite sites and networks, finds videos on the topics you care about, and delivers it all to you in one easy to use place.

We have been collaborating with the successful start-up for enhancements on their existing products, and their transition onto new platforms, such as Smart TVs, tablets and smart phones. Within less than six months of working with the fantastic team at Frequency, we have observed them grow their user base by more than 50% and still counting.

User Experience and User Interface Design for:
- Smart TV Apps
- Mobile devices
- Web apps
Misc graphics and marketing materials

CHECK OUT THE PROJECT ON BEHANCE

Frequency_TV

 

CLIENT:
Frequency.com
DESIGNER:
ALPER CAKIR
DATE:
APRIL - AUGUST 2013
SERVICES:
Strategy
User Experience
Visual

Smartsy

 

Smartsy is a chic new image recognition technology that lets you interact with the contents of your magazines. It’s like Shazam for pictures in magazines! You snap a picture of an item of your interest, find out information about it through the app and buy it on the spot.

We designed the User Experience and UI for Smartsy’s Minimum Viable Product. It was around the time when the iOS 7 was just released. We created our mocks in line with the iOS 7 standards and flat design principles.

SEE THE PROJECT ON BEHANCE

CLIENT:
Smartsy
DESIGNER:
Design Direction & UX: Alper Cakir, UI: Burchin Kurkcuoglu
DATE:
October 2013
SERVICES:
User Experience
Visual

PaySimple

 

PaySimple is a sophisticated cloud-based platform to manage and grow your small business. It allows you to accept payments, send invoices, see robust reporting, manage your customers and more.

Award winning startup was preparing to transition into mobile platforms. We helped them with user experience flows for their dashboard on the iPad and web apps.

- Wireframes
- Storyboards

CHECK IT OUT ON BEHANCE
CLIENT:
Pay Simple
DESIGNER:
ALPER CAKIR
DATE:
March - June 2013
SERVICES:
User Experience

Pintrips

 

Pintrips is an exceptional flight search site, for travelers to collect and compare flight deals from sites like Orbitz, Kayak, Expedia… The platform allows you to have a discussion around your trip with your friends, find real-time price updates and helps you make the best decision before booking.

We got on board with Pintrips before their official launch. We worked on enhancing the product for better new user acquisition and onboarding experience to boost conversion.

- User Experience Strategy and Design
- Wireframes
- Usability Reporting
- User Interface Design
- Messaging & Copy

READ MORE ON OUR JOURNAL
CLIENT:
Pintrips
DESIGNER:
ALPER CAKIR, BURCIN KURKCUOGLU
DATE:
APRIL - DECEMBER 2013
SERVICES:
Strategy
User Experience
Visual

Bocek Yapim

 

Bocek Yapim, is a prestigious Film and Commercial Production company based in Turkey. The company has a remarkable portfolio with 15 years of history and a fast growing volume of new productions.

Our goal was to build an online storefront that expresses Bocek’s reputation as a power house that produced memorable classics, while embodying the atmosphere of a creative family.

We simplified complex layers of content with a lean and straightforward architecture. We empowered the navigation experience with smart filtering tools. A sophisticated Content Management system rules all aspects of the site; we passed it on to Bocek Yapim team to allow frequent content updates.

- User Experience Design (Wireframes & Storyboards)
- User Interface and Graphic Design
- Front and Back End Development

The site includes:
- Custom Content Management System
- Advanced filtering tools
- Responsive Grid
- Smart URLs
- Media galleries
- Social media feeds
- News, blog, press feed
- Secured file sharing
- Smart HR form
- Bilingual content entry

SEE OUR CASE STUDY
VISIT BOCEKYAPIM.COM.TR
CLIENT:
BOCEK YAPIM
DESIGNER:
ALPER CAKIR
DATE:
APRIL 2013
SERVICES:
User Experience
Visual
Development

Son Production

 

Our friends at Son Production connected with us to refresh all aspects of their visual identity including a brand new logo and a portfolio site. Based in Bodrum&Istanbul, the company represents and books musical talent and promotes events.

Relying on a neat and youthful approach, we created a platform that showcases their diverse pool of international talent in an orderly fashion. All elements of the site are editable by Son Production team themselves through the custom content management system. Their content stays up to date, with a breezy navigation experience in the front end.

- Identity and Logo Design
- User Experience and User Interface Design
- Front and Back End Development

The site includes
- Customized WordPress CMS
- Category filters
- Artist profiles
- Media galleries
- Multilingual engine
- News/ blog section
- Social network feeds and Sharing tools

CHECK OUT OUR CASE STUDY
VISIT SONPRODUCTION.COM

SonProduction_mac

CLIENT:
SON PRODUCTION
DESIGNER:
ALPER CAKIR
DATE:
February 2013
SERVICES:
Strategy
User Experience
Visual
Development

NBCUniversal

 

Since 2010, we worked on 50+ campaigns for NBCUniversal / Comcast Digital, to be published in channels under their umbrella: FANDANGO, E! ONLINE, MOVIES.COM, G4TV, TELEVISION WITHOUT PITY….

We designed presales pitches and post sales materials, for Theatrical, TV and Home Video entities, Consumer Brands and Co-Branding materials.

Work includes:

- Full Page Skins
- Interactive Ad Modules
- Web and Mobile Banners
- Mobile Prestitials
- Print Materials

Graphics for titles including, The Hobbit, The Expendables, Moonrise Kingdom, The Great Gatsby, Green Lantern, The House At the End of The Street, That’s My Boy, True Blood, Entourage, Hangover II…

CLIENT:
COMCAST DIGITAL / FANDANGO
DESIGNER:
ALPER CAKIR
DATE:
2010 - 2012
SERVICES:
Visual

Toyota

 

 

Toyota Financial Services Presentation is a touch screen experience to be displayed on 90inch Smart Board screens.

The interactive tool is designed as a media heavy guidebook for training and presentation purposes of Toyota Financial employees and clients.

We joined the project in Pub1917 team’s lead, and took on the HTML5 coding work.

The presentation is installed locally and optimized for Chrome Browsers. The experience features full screen HTML5 video playback, video players, image galleries, infographics and PDF displays and custom audio player features, built together with animated transitions.

CLIENT:
TOYOTA FINANCIAL.
AGENCY:
Pub 1917
DESIGNER:
Elizabyth Burtis - 4 Monkeys Design
DATE:
June 2012
SERVICES:
Development

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