Who are we?

  • 1996: Founded as a boutique advertising agency.
  • 2005: Started publishing PLD Türkiye (Professional Lighting Design) magazine www.pldturkiye.com
  • 2007: Started organizing events focused on architectural lighting design. www.pldturkiye.com/pld-turkiye-etkinlikleri
  • 2014: Starting from 2014, Ağustos changed its path and with the motto of introducing “innovative technologies” to the lighting sector, Ağustos Teknoloji was born.
  • 2021: It started consultancy services for the digital transformation of the building material sector companies.

Emre Güneş

Born in 1980. Industrial Engineer. Galatasaray University allumni.
Played football as an amateur. He was the drummer of the band “Kuanta” that he founded during University. Speaks English and French.

After spending 10 months in corporate life, he changed his career path in order to fulfil his responsibilities in the family business. As the editor of PLD Türkiye (Professional Lighting Design) magazine, he has constantly read, talked, searched, written and organized events about “lighting design”. 

He was always interested in Social media, new commerce conditions, cloud computing, digital campaigns, SaaS programs. Big fan of optimization. What he likes the most is to automate repeating processes.

Since 2015, he has been providing digital transformation consultancy to important lighting manufacturers.

Nur Güneş

Born in İstanbul in 1969.

Graduated from Istanbul University International Relations Department.

Speaks English.

Interested in volleyball, photography and cinema.

Produced the feature films titled; White as Snow (2010) and The Disenchanted (2017).

She is a co-founder of Ağustos Ltd company which was established in 1996 as an advertising agency.

Ağustos had been providing traditional advertising services such as logo/corporate identity, packaging design, brochure/catalog design, advertising, animation, designing websites and e- newsletters.

Banu Uçak

Born in 1979, she is a Virgo and an architect.  Yıldız Technical University and İstanbul Technical University alumni.  She worked in Asos archeological excavation, loves to dance, feels free while traveling, she writes and sometimes paints. She speaks English and Turkish. She is in love with manmade beauties.

After working 14 years in The Building Information Centre in several departments she left her job as Marketing and Bussiness Development Manager to join Seranit Group, a leader ceramic tiles producer in Turkey. She worked as Assistant General Manager in Seranit Group. After two years, she was transferred to Ferko Group, a leading developer as General Coordinator. She recently changed the path of her career and joined forces with family business Agustos Teknoloji.

Besides her professional career, she has been judging for World Architecture Festival for five years, nominator for Aga Khan Architectural prize. She is also currently a visiting professor in Medipol University Faculty of Architecture. She has always been an active supporter of increasing the quality of the built environment. She keeps editing, curating, giving lectures on architecture.

She was always interested in architecture and culture and specilized in B2B marketing in the construction business with her diverse expertise two decades.

H. Kağan Fırat

Born in 1974 in Istanbul. Electrical engineer. Graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Department of Lighting. In 1996, completed his undergraduate studies with his thesis on “General Lighting Applications by LED”, but he most likely fell in love with light when he was born.

Speaks English. Has MBA degree.

The lighting adventure, which started with stage lighting at the university, took almost twenty-five years in various positions from sales to production, from design to marketing in various lighting companies. Searched for lighting solutions that speaks with the texture of stone, wood, soil, nature; which doesn’t hurt what yesterday carries to today; designed with a need-based approach, calm, harmonious, controllable. In 2019, he decided to finish his long-term relationship with corporate life and try a more independent form.

His journey with light continues.