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Third Culture Co creates objects of conversation with ethical design practices.

We believe everything around us carries energy and our process is conscious of that energy. This extends to all things involved within that process, from our artisans, to raw materials, resulting in objects that are a reflection of the observer.

We conceptualize and design with the vision of creating emotional value aspiring to evoke emotion in our observer.

Our values are rooted within the creative vision of Founder Shaima Shamsi;  Saudi-born Indian interdisciplinary artist and designer.

Identity has been a constant journey of exploration with her Indian roots distanced as a migrant. Today with her inward approach of unpacking her ethnic roots and diversity she bridges her objects within vessels of emotion and self-expression conditioned through a Third Culture Adult.

Conscious awareness and respect towards nature in every form; humans, plants, animals, materials, relationships are valued through every production.

Shaima was selected by the Victoria & Albert Museum as part of a program with the British Council as an emerging artist from the region in 2018.

Third Culture Co was officially launched in February 2016 and is currently based in Bahrain.