About us

Otto Tiles & Design - Team Otto

Otto Tiles & Design are a proud provider of handmade, bespoke tiles, based in London, Istanbul and Zurich.

Making beautiful tiling is an ancient art, passed down from master to apprentice over thousands of years, and by combining these ancient techniques with modern technology, we have brought exceptionally handcrafted tiling to people all over the world.

Damla Turgut

What did you study to become a tile Specialist?
Law. Yes, and I did a master on top of it. Long story… I am so grateful that I’m not practising it anymore and I had the opportunity to do something more creative.

What is your passion?
Tiles, travel and Jazz.

What is the difficult part of your business?
To keep investing and expanding the business.

What is the best part of the business?
Seeing my beautiful tiles lighting up beautiful interiors and happy customers.

What is your favourite tile?
So difficult to say. I’m in love with my Stripes Collection, especially pink stripes. Also, I love Oriental Fairy, the hand-painted Iznik tiles. Istanblue.. I can not keep my eyes off it. Fish scales can also be mesmerising.

What is your dream?
On the business front, I would love to make Otto Tiles the best tile company in the world. On a personal level, I would love to have 2 kids and a Pomeranian dog in a lovely house in London covered with my tiles.

Where are you from?
Istanbul, like my tiles.

What is your companies' aim?
To create amazing aesthetics with unique designs and patterns, and to be a bridge between Turkish/Anatolian art and West, creating contemporary Turkish art, tile and spaces.

What do you do at Otto?
I am responsible for the Turkish and international market’s sales and project management. I take an active role in the wholesale process -beginning from the first meeting with the client to the delivery of the products, making sure that every step is completed perfectly.

What is the best part of your role?
The best part of my role is meeting inspiring people from all around the world, having the privilege of being a part of their projects and enjoying the whole journey with my team.

What is your favourite tile?
My favourite tile is Magic Triangle, I am amazed by how many patterns that one simple tile can offer only by playing with its angle.

What is your dream?
My dream for the whole of my life is to live it to its fullest, see beautiful places, to meet great souls, to learn and grow constantly, and to always maintain the courage to follow my heart and intuition.

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Eray Akgunduz

What do you do at Otto?
Operations specialist

What is the best part of your role?
I love to travel and drive - everyday I drive to the producers and check the orders. Everyday, I learn a new thing and see the beautiful tiles that we make.

What is your favourite tile?
Green stripes.

What is your dream?
My biggest dream: taking a tour with a caravan to see the world with my family.

What do you do at Otto?
Export Specialist

What is the best part of your role?
This is an extraordinary job; it’s the kind of job that I have fun whilst working. Of course, one of the reasons why it's so fun is my colleagues. The energy of my colleagues, the good work they do, and the fact that they are always smiling motivate me to do what I do best.

What is your favourite tile?
I love almost all tiles, but my favourite colour is black, so Dark Chocolate is my favourite tile.

What is your dream?
I have so many dreams, but let's talk about a few them. For example, watching the northern lights in Norway or participating in a safari in Africa.

Vedat Sen