Meet Shujan Bertrand, July 2023

After 25 years in the industrial design industry, I found my purpose when I founded Aplat, a zero-waste design and manufacturing company. Through 10 years of learning to grow a circular design business, I began tackling the issue of pre-consumer waste and its environmental…

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This Summer, Picnicking Trends Are All About Glamour and Sustainability

Better Homes & Gardens, June 2023

The number one trend that Shujan Bertrand, the founder of sustainable culinary design brand Aplat, has seen in the al fresco eating space is a focus on using eco-friendly, reusable materials. 

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Bagging Up the Bottles: The F&W wine editors’ favorite ways to carry wine

Food & Wine Obsessions, April 2023

There's a lot to love about being a wine editor, but there is one downside: carrying heavy wine bottles from place to place.

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10 Sustainable Kitchen Brands We Love, November 2022

Cut back on waste, eliminate toxic chemicals, and create a safe, healthy, sustainable kitchen with these eco-friendly brands.

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Remodelista: The Low-Impact Home

October 2022

A sourcebook for stylish eco-conscious living, learn how to make planet-friendly choices at home with the design experts of Every page offers information that you can act on right away—including best practices for choosing household essentials, including our organic cotton bowl covers!

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The Naturalist Gift Guide, October 2022

Looking for gifts for the garden grower in your life? These hand-selected items pair perfectly with theNaturalist Bundlefor the person that’s always looking to swap seeds, create compost, or harvest their hothouse.

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Nicole Richie's Holiday Gift Guide is Here, October 2022

Make the season extra-merry with extra-special present ideas for everyone on your list, handpicked by Nicole Richie.

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10 Women-Owned Kitchen Brands You Need to Know About, March 2022

Our favorite product has to be the brilliant Plat Casserole Tote, designed for transporting your homemade culinary creations with ease to any gathering.

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The Best Cake and Pie Carriers to Transport (and Store) Desserts

Martha Stewart Living, October 2021

Make sure home-baked treats reach your destination in perfect shape with one of these shoppable containers.

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6 Things Rach Is Loving Right Now: Fresh Kicks, Curry Blends, A Foodie Tote & More, May 2021

I was gifted some of these… and they’re gorgeous. They come in a variety of sizes and shapes—great for toting the dish you made for the dinner party.

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60+ Women-Owned Sustainable Businesses for All Your Eco-Friendly Shopping Needs, March 2021

How many of your favorite brands are female-founded? Here are 60+ women-owned sustainable businesses to support now and always.

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These Sturdy Face Masks Will Help You Brave the Cold

Good Housekeeping, October 2020

The added nose and chin straps on this otherwise sturdy cotton canvas face mask makes a world of difference.

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The Coolest Face Masks, According to Chefs in SF

Eater San Francisco, August 2020

Everyday eaters might only don masks for an hour or two, for a quick trip to the store or walk in the neighborhood, but essential workers had to get comfortable fast, especially cooks who work in hot kitchens.

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The Tote Bag for Precious Cargo

Bon Appétit, Holiday 2019

Àplat is so smart. It allows you to carry things horizontally: casseroles, cobblers, avocados and stone fruit and other things from the farmer’s market that you don’t want to stack up on each other and bruise.

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The 39 Best Food and Kitchen Gifts for Cooks, Dinner Party Enthusiasts, and Everybody Else Who Loves Food

Epicurious, December 2019

Saving leftovers so often feels like an eco-unfriendly task, what with all the tin foil and plastic wrap and easily-disposable plastic containers. These organic cotton food covers, fitted with an easy drawstring, solve that problem.

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"Our favorite product has to be the brilliant Plat Casserole Tote, designed for transporting your homemade culinary creations with ease to any gathering."

"This kit will elevate your food presentation the next time you bring a dish to a potluck, party, or picnic…makes an excellent gift for all the foodies in your life."

"I was gifted some of these…and they’re gorgeous. They come in a variety of sizes and shapes—great for toting the dish you made for the dinner party."

“Your famous potato salad deserves to arrive at the barbecue in style. Slide it into the Plat culinary tote from àplat, a convenient canvas sack that will keep your casserole dish or pie plate upright in one hand so can carry a bottle of Chardonnay in the other.”

“Here’s a gift for all those avid pie bakers out there. Instead of a basket or box, they can tote that freshly made pie to a dinner party in a cloth carrier. Why didn’t someone think of this sooner?”

“Whatever you use them for, these are arguably the most elegant yet functional totes you’re likely to find, and they’re going to make your summer party-going an absolutely stylish breeze.”

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