fortune.com, July 2021
While we're all getting used to socializing again, many people are getting used to traveling again, too. There's no better time to make some better choices and travel habits while also upgrading your gear.
theinfatuation.com, July 2021
Summer is in full swing, and you better believe we’re ready to celebrate. Outdoor parties are our favorite, and they’re great for keeping guests (who can occasionally get messy) out of your house too.
designmilk.com, June 2021
Based in San Francisco, industrial designer Shujan Bertrand uses the art of origami to create products through zero waste design and manufacturing..
Real Simple Magazine, May 2021
Blooms are abundant right now, so gather some for yourself or give away a bunch. Here are the supplies you need to assemble bouquets like a pro.
People.com, April 2021
Aplat doesn't let their fabric scraps go to waste, instead, they upcycle these extras into stylish bandanas for pets.
Brightly.eco, March 2021
How many of your favorite brands are female-founded? Here are 60+ women-owned sustainable businesses to support now and always.
thriveglobal.com, January 2021
As part of my series about companies who are helping to battle climate change, I had the pleasure of interviewing Shujand Bertrand.
Good Housekeeping, October 2020
The added nose and chin straps on this otherwise sturdy cotton canvas face mask makes a world of difference.
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.
Forbes, April 2020
For many fashion, handbag and accessories brands, the spread of COVID-19 has meant shuttering their brick and mortar shops and facing dwindling online sales.
USA Today, April 2020
To help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are recommending people wear homemade face coverings when in public…
IDSA Innovation, Summer 2020
When the COVID-19 crisis and order to shelter-in-place began, Aplat’s usual business and sales came to a halt. On March 17, 2020, all nonessential businesses and schools closed in San Francisco, including local factories and suppliers. Aplat’s studio too…
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.
New York Magazine, November- December 2019
Typically, we share recommendations for the best products, period — it doesn’t matter when they came out as long as they are exceptionally useful, beautiful, surprising, or otherwise worth recommending.
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.
“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.”