Aplat Culinary Totes inspire friends and family to share more quality time together over a good meal or drink. Made in San Francisco, Aplat Totes are made to last using 100% Organic Cotton and rescue small batches of raw denim surplus from factories that would otherwise become landfill. The Aplat Origami Design principle are based on a single square/rectangle pattern using 100% of the yard which results in a Zero Waste production. This unique Aplat design approach of folding and sewing fabric, allowing the products to be made without using hardware. Featured in Heath Ceramics Showroom as the most sold product in the past 10 years. Currently in the SFMOMA Museum Store and member of the SFMade. In 2016 it was issued a U.S. Patent D768,380 (29/522,737)
Founder of Aplat Inc, Shujan Bertrand is an industrial designer, mom-entrepreneur who has continuously supported local manufacturing, local organic food producers and non-profit organizations. She is committed to sustainable design solutions with zero waste for positive environmental and social impact. Through Aplat, she hopes to grow partnerships with holistic businesses and organizations who care about the well-being of future generations.