ThirtyFive Creative Works: Flat Objects

ThirtyFive Creative Works: Flat Objects

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Kim Lucian
Oct 3, 2011
  • Location: online only
  • Specialty: High design, low environmental impact. Objects for the home that fold flat to reduce waste and simplify shipping.
  • Price range: $$
  • Website: 36-1.com

Store History

  • Founded: New York City
  • Founded by: Ufuk Keskin
  • Headquarters: New York City

Good design is useful, great design is thoughtful. It considers the basic needs of the user but also the aesthetic, the environmental impact, how the user can and will interact with the object. It takes an ordinary object and reconsiders it, creating new and dynamic possibilities.

Designer Ufuk Keskin, known for his collaboration on the much discussed "Sheetseat" flat folding chairs, is the founder of Thirtyfive Creative Works and creator of it's first line "Flat Objects". The line includes utilitarian objects reconsidered. It incorporates a unique design that engages the user by allowing them to participate in forming the final product and an environmentally aware production that minimizes waste and ships flat to reduce its carbon footprint. The offerings include a sculpture that can be shaped into a vase or displayed as wall art and a bookcase that incorporates your customized text as a shelf when it is folded open.

Image via Thirtyfive Creative Works

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