Today, our story continues to unfold across 5 continents and in 71 countries. But how did it all begin?
In our journey to create a unified and unbeatable Turkish brand, we are committed to providing the most functional, secure and cost-effective products worldwide. Our mission extends to helping children fulfill their dreams in numerous parts of
In 1996, when we were founded in Türkiye as a family business, our journey began with the aim of bringing children's dreams to life in their own rooms.
Our first export to Ukraine marked a significant milestone. It was a thrilling day when we embarked on our journey, introducing a Turkish brand to the global market. Setting sail from İnegöl, we ventured out to reach the world.
In 1997, we launched our website, marking the beginning of Cilek.com's digital presence and online broadcasting.
In 2001, we opened our first store in Malta.
Throughout the year, we shared the pride of being chosen as Türkiye's Super Brand with all of our employees, business partners, and customers.
In 2007, we achieved the title of 'Furniture Export Champion.' That same year, we celebrated a remarkable milestone when our 2000th trailer truck was dispatched to Switzerland. We continued our exports to 66 countries, a testament to our commitment to international trade.
In 2015, we established our Research and Development (R&D) Center, approved by the Ministry of Science, Industry, and Technology on November 27, 2015. Our primary objective is to systematically enhance all aspects of product, process, and software development. This effort is conducted under the coordination of our R&D Center.
* At the Cilek Ar-Ge Center, we employ 46 engineers and technical staff who play a crucial role in our research and development initiatives.
We built our Cilek Design Hub design center in the very same year we were awarded the Design Turkey Best Design Award.
*Çilek Design Hub
Since its inception, Çilek Mobilya has been dedicated to offering original designs, considering it an indispensable value within its corporate culture. The Çilek Design Hub, approved by the Ministry of Science, Industry, and Technology and awarded the Design Center Certificate, is the first of its kind in the industry.
Located at the heart of design within Çilek's headquarters, the Design Hub brings together industrial designers, architects, and graphic designers. It manages all aspects of product creation, graphic design, visual arrangements, and store design, from the birth of a product to its presentation to customers in stores. The aim is to foster a common design language.
The design team, guided by the motto 'to dream,' creates original designs that capture imagination and cater to the needs of children and young people. These designs are characterized by being ergonomic, innovative, fun, high-quality, safe, environmentally conscious, and capable of providing new emotions and experiences from the inception of a product to its introduction in stores.