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INSEKDESIGN

OUR STORY : www.insekdesign.com @in.sek

Brooklyn, New York · 1696 Sales

INSEKDESIGN

OUR STORY : www.insekdesign.com @in.sek

Brooklyn, New York 1696 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars
(334)

Shop owner

Ashira

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Announcement   FIND OUT MORE : www.INSEKDESIGN.com - Now using fallen tree wood on all of our boxes!!

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Last updated on Mar 14, 2016

FIND OUT MORE : www.INSEKDESIGN.com - Now using fallen tree wood on all of our boxes!!

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Walnut Divider
$50.00
Activated charcoal shave soap
$15.00
SLOPE - Concrete Soap Holder/ Dish
$18.00
Gray Concrete Nesting Trivet Set
$150.00
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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(334)
daisyraven2

daisyraven2 on Dec 6, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Utilitarian, and beautiful, Love it

Lolitta Gevorkova

Lolitta Gevorkova on Dec 4, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I was looking for a modern ring box that would be perfect for both a ring box on our wedding day celebration + a home for my husband's ring. This keepsake box was the perfect choice and it looks even more wonderful in person! Ashira was great to work with as well. The communication was fast and helpful and we even received an unexpected and delightful gift in our shipment for our wedding. I highly recommend this keepsake box and brand!

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About

Spanning the abyss between Art and Architecture

IN: (Latin) Within SEK: (Latin) The In-Between

ABOUT
A multi-disciplinary firm operating within the overlapping spaces of art and architecture.

Design Studio · Research Laboratory · Fabrication & Manufacturing Facility

IN.SEK is a Brooklyn-based company that designs and creates products, furniture, lighting, sculpture, and architectural spaces.

They work with a broad range of clients, both commercial and residential, as well as design and manufacture their own line of handmade products and furniture.

As a studio that works in both design and manufacturing, IN.SEK has a unique perspective that informs and inspires their design process from start to finish. By experimenting with and exploring conventional materials such as custom-blend concrete, wood, metal, and glass, they are able to achieve unconventional and beautiful results. Their work is a constantly evolving dialogue between the harmony of material, form, and function.

Care and consideration for craftsmanship and sustainability goes into every project. IN.SEK uses solar power in their studio workshop, donates sawdust to local farmers, creates as little waste as possible, and strives to create quality pieces that are durable and timeless.

Re-imagining Concrete

IN.SEK’s products begin with one “perfected” prototype. Countless hours go into producing and finishing this original by hand.

They have achieved the highest standards with their refined concrete casting and finishing techniques developed through thousands of trials. Working with conventional architectural materials in unconventional ways facilitates the conception and fabrication of these functional art objects.

Every piece of concrete, from prototype to packaging, is thoughtfully produced in their Brooklyn, NY studio. This controlled environment ensures the highest level of craftsmanship and artistry.

Each casting is considered a work of art, not a replication. IN.SEK clients know that they are receiving an original piece with unique characteristics.

IN.SEK’s process is more involved than mix, pour, repeat. Benefiting from advanced cementitious technologies, their castings have superior strength and elegance.

A core value of their work is to create well-made, long-lasting objects. This is the essence of sustainable practices that IN.SEK embodies.


Purposeful Play

There is beauty and discovery in creative play. IN.SEK’s casting infrastructure allows for such experiments by manipulating variables resulting in countless combinations.

Their work balances precise technology and intuitive estimates. “What if? Will this work? Should we try it?”

Through countless experiments IN.SEK has achieved many beautiful and unprecedented results. The combination of creative play and a wide range of materials has lead to numerous successful studies, many of which have become part of their collection. Trials have ranged from concepts of magnetic concrete and brass shaving aggregate, to combining colored concrete for a signature marbled series. In a unique studio culture, IN.SEK pushes boundaries, keeps asking questions, and learns as much as possible. IN.SEK isn’t afraid to try new things!

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Shop members

  • Ashira

    Owner, Designer/Maker

    Ashira Israel is an Artist/ Architectural Designer who lives and works in Brooklyn NY. Ashira's passion lies in working in-between the fields of Architecture and Art, blurring the boundaries of the disciplines she was classically trained in.

  • Liz Sexton

    Assistant

    Liz Sexton works as an artist in Brooklyn, NY. She enjoys playing with textures and obsessing over details. She also likes animals and hopes to have a pet crow one day. lizsexton.com

Manufacturers

  • Metal Spinning

    Brooklyn, NY, United States

    Metal Spinning in Brooklyn NY

Shop policies

Last updated on June 12, 2013
Thanks so much for taking the time to visit and having an interest my work! I really appreciate it!

Each piece is handmade with lots of love and care, and a lot of time and pride is put into each piece. Please don't hesitate to contact me for any questions. I'm more than happy to help! :)

Accepted payment methods

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
I accept payment through Paypal, credit card, and Etsy gift certificates.
Please complete the transaction within 48 hrs of your purchase otherwise it will be canceled.

Easy how to use Paypal with your credit card:
http://www.etsy.com/storque/how-to/how-to-pay-with-a-credit-card-and-create-a-paypal-account-746/
Shipping*All orders are shipped to the Confirmed Paypal Address. Please double check to make sure your address is correct.

Quality and beauty requires special time and care so please allow a standard 7-14 business days for custom made orders to be complete before shipping. If you are in a rush please contact me and I will do my best to work something out with you.
Shipping
*US. Shipping:
Shipping will be done via FedEx, UPS, or USPS depending on items priority level, size, weight, and level of fragility.

*International Shipping:
All shipping outside the US is via Fed Ex, UPS, or USPS International Priority Mail and may take longer to receive. All taxes, duties and customs fees associated with international shipping are the responsibility of the buyer.

*Shipping Upgrade/Insurance:
If you prefer a faster delivery or insurance on your item please contact me for any shipping upgrade questions. I can not be held responsible for international lost orders. Please understand that once it leaves my hands it is now in the responsibility of the US Postal Service/FedEx/UPS to get it to you safely. You also have the option to add insurance to your item to insure that you do not have a lost package. If you prefer another shipping carrier please contact me and I would be happy to use them. : )

*Refunds and Exchanges: Sorry but I do not offer refunds or exchanges on any pieces. If upon delivery for some crazy some odd reason the piece is damaged, please contact me ASAP so we can resolve the issue. Since I ship everything with insurance I will file a claim on any piece that arrives broken and send a new one out to you as soon as possible, provided you send me a picture within the first day the piece arrives clearly showing me that it is broken so that I may file a claim to the mail provider.

I do not refund lost orders. Please understand that once it leaves my hands it is now in the responsibility of the mail provider to get it to you safely. For an additional cost you may add tracking to your item to insure that you do not have a lost package. If you prefer another shipping carrier please contact me and I would be happy to use them for an additional fee.
Refunds and Exchanges
*Refunds and Exchanges: Sorry but I do not offer refunds or exchanges on any pieces. If upon delivery for some crazy some odd reason the piece is damaged, please contact me ASAP so we can resolve the issue. Since I always ship with insurance I will file a claim on any piece that arrives broken and send a new one out to you as soon as possible, provided you send me a picture within the first day the piece arrives clearly showing me that it is broken so that I may file a claim to the mail provider.
Additional policies and FAQs
*Care: IT IS RECOMMENDED TO KEEP WOOD PROTECTED FROM LIQUIDS SUCH AS WATER, WINE, JUICE, OILS, SALT WATER, ANY CHEMICALS, LOTIONS, ETC. AS THEY MAY LEAVE STAINS ON THE PIECE. YOU MAY WANT TO RESEAL THE PIECE IF IT IS WOOD FROM TIME TO TIME TO HELP PROTECT IT FROM STAINS AND MAINTAIN ITS LUSTER. MINERAL OIL, TUNG OIL, DANISH OIL, OR THE LIKE ARE RECOMMENDED. ALWAYS DO A SMALL TEST SOMEWHERE INCONSPICUOUS BEFORE APPLYING A FINISHING SEALER TO THE ENTIRE SURFACE AS IT MAY CHANGE THE COLOR AND LOOK OF THE WOOD. FOR CUTTING BOARDS PLEASE WE RECOMMEND MINERAL OIL ONLY AS IT IS FOOD SAFE AND NON-TOXIC.

TO CLEAN GENTLY WIPE DOWN WITH A SOFT CLOTH OR TACK CLOTH.


**Copyright Notice

Copyright © 2011 and beyond belongs solely to INSEK DESIGN. The content herein, including but not limited to, all intellectual property, designs, materials and the selection and placement thereof in such designs, copy, text, photography, listing format and content is the sole and exclusive right of INSEK DESIGN and its subsidiaries and any attempt to copy or reproduce any of such designs, copy, text or content, by any means, electronic, manually, visually or otherwise is prohibited by law and all infringements, intentional or otherwise, shall be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

Permission is granted for the use of images, text and content for the purpose of promoting the work contained herein in cases in which INSEK DESIGN is recognized and acknowledged as the sole creator of the work in question.