Author: Tarmizi Ismail

Joinery in Other Cultures.

The joinery method has been around for quite a long time. Today we delve into how other cultures across the world utilise this awesome method. Check out these specially curated videos to learn more about this incredible method. How China Built Earthquake-Proof Palaces – Article Link Daemokjang, Traditional Korean Architecture Amazing The Art of Traditional …

Tanggam : A Heritage.

The adjoining method is a technique of joining the wood which has been practiced by the Malays especially in the construction of houses, palaces and royal residences. In the Malay heritage architecture, the joist method combines every single part of the building to form a solid frame of bonds. This strength depends on the quality …

Less Is More. The Concept of Minimalism.

We here at Flatpak are advocates of minimalism. We regard with less, being more. A truly sustainable lifestyle, it helps our future generations understand the meaning of balance. Minimalism is about more than the bodily changes that you may make. It is the first defense against defects that might have non-trivial consequences. To the common …

The Flatpak Story

Flatpak, is a series of self assemble furniture that’s locally designed and digitally fabricated inspired by the Malay traditional Tanggam craftsmanship. Our goal is to make our furniture as a means of sharpening the thinking of design and motor skills, and as a method of problem solving, giving the priority to end users experience. Aspired …

The Future of Furniture Fabrication.

Digital manufacturing is a brand-new type of business which uses computer controlled tools to flip electronic layouts into useful physical objects. Samples of electronic manufacturing technology comprise the Multimachine – an open resource mill drill lathe. Together with computer numerical control of the workpiece table, it turns into an electronic fabrication apparatus able to earn …