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October 11, 2019

Lately we have been working on an interesting and challenging assignment. Startup Athom asked us to make a soft toy based on their product Homey

This little futuristic white ball connects all devices at your home, even different brands and technologies, and makes it p...

January 22, 2019

Recently we saw this enormous whale made of five tons of plastic waste swimming in the ocean. With this project, originally made for the Bruges Triënnale but now on display in Utrecht, Architecture and design firm StudioKCA calls attention to the 150 million tons of pl...

November 11, 2018

We are finally ready to present our latest project! The outlines of our new wooden creatures are inspired by the curving shapes of left-over pieces of wood we have been collecting over time. Using these pre-existing shapes, we found all sorts of strange, sweet and funn...

August 10, 2017

I don’t know if every child has a plush toy so important it is just not an option to loose it. I suppose many do. I did. Wallie, my little whale, always had to be there to be able to sleep. He has been in every bed, every tent and every car that I slept in. His first c...

April 5, 2017

Since we launched our website, quite some people have been asking us about the meaning of Kaplum. It comes from the Turkish word for turtle, kaplumbağa. Alper grew up in Turkey. When he was twenty-six he left Turkey to study art in Amsterdam. For two years we were in t...