Who are we?

Cherry Red Advertising Agency was founded in 2005 by two graphic designer sisters, Eda Baştuğ and Verda Erk. Our agency providing services in corporate identity, branding and social media management, We expand our customers market shares by producing sales-oriented strategies, regardless of big or small brands.

What have we done in 15 years?

Important brands of Northern Cyprus are here with us.

Our journey started with a single brand, we have worked with more than 100 brands so far.

We designed more than 250 logos, including the logo of the first golf club in Northern Cyprus (Korineum), 2 ministries (Ministries of Transport and Labor), two of the 3 LPG brands in our country (Intergaz, KoopGaz), the logo of the first bike rental service (Velespeed). We designed the packages of the leading meat producer of Northern Cyprus (Kıbet), the most popular ice cream brand (Mardo) and the most modern frozen food producer (Maestro). We have created a concept and campaign for more than 50 village festivals in 3 municipalities where we provide full service agency services.

We derive our strength and motivation from both the awards, the growth of our brands and the increasing sales graphics.

Our story

2005

Established

2007

1 st  prize in TRNC Ministry of Labour and Social Security Logo Competition

2008

Our first global client was Peugeot

2012

Our 2nd global client was the UK based British Council, which has a wide range of services in cultural relations and education in more than 100 countries on 6 continents.

2012

We became the official advertising agency of Mango in Northern Cyprus. (Mango, is a Spanish clothing design and manufacturing company, founded in Barcelona)

2013

Eda Eminağa Baştuğ & Verda Erk was awarded  with 'The Most Succesful Young Women Enterpreneurs Award' of 2013,  organized by Telsim and Business Women Association of North Cyprus.

2013

We designed “Made in North Cyprus” logo design for the Cyprus Turkish Chamber Industry in order to increase awareness of domestic products.

2016

Partnership was made with Ardgon Advertising in Southern Cyprus. The first ad campaign was created across the island.

2018

 We designed TRNC Ministry of Transportation Logo design 

2018

We involved EBRD Marketing Consultancy Project group.

Our Team

The Cherry Red Team

Eda Baştuğ

Co-founder, Director of Visual & PR Communications
The Cherry Red Team

Verda Erk

Co-founder, Branding Manager and Strategic Communication Consultant
The Cherry Red Team

Aytülün Özçelik

Illustrator & Social Media Designer
The Cherry Red Team

Aycan Yücel Doğan

Graphic Designer / Illustrator
The Cherry Red Team

Nermin Karasu

Graphic Designer
The Cherry Red Team

Salih Baştuğ

Copywriter
The Cherry Red Team

Eda Baştuğ

Co-founder, Director of Visual & PR Communications
The Cherry Red Team

Verda Erk

Co-founder, Branding Manager and Strategic Communication Consultant
The Cherry Red Team

Aytülün Özçelik

Illustrator & Social Media Designer
The Cherry Red Team

Aycan Yücel Doğan

Graphic Designer / Illustrator
The Cherry Red Team

Nermin Karasu

Graphic Designer
The Cherry Red Team

Salih Baştuğ

Copywriter