Mustafa Burak was born in Konya in 1964. He started working beside the owner of Istanbul Sark Carpet Company, Josef Türker, when he was 15 years old. He learned how to repair carpets and kilims, and later became a master craftsman. He has served as an operating manager at the National Palace, Hereke Carpet factory within the TBMM (Turkish Grand National Assembly). Mustafa Burak is proud that he was able to make three copies of the silk carpets, which are now placed at the Atatürk Köşk (Villa).