The number of items that we need to carry every day is decreasing, partly due to technology as well as other cultural trends. We see this with the travel or work bags that we carry, our wallets, as well as the items that we carry inside of our pockets (interestingly, the pants we wear or […]Read more "What Makes the Best Key Organizer?"
No matter what your use case for a backpack, be it something for work, travel, active, or a general everyday bag, having something that is lightweight is always an important feature to look for. The demand for lightweight backpacks derives from a few trends that we frequently talk about with bags; how the digitization of […]Read more "What makes a lightweight backpack?"
The airline industry is known for being a highly competitive and low margin business, with the WSJ calculating a 9% profit margin in 2017 as “healthy.” growth for U.S. airlines. As a result of the tight margins, we’re seeing airlines start to make more profit per passenger in extra surcharges, like baggage fees, seat fees, reservation-change […]Read more "Discovering the best carry on backpack for travel"
Similar to how every day carry backpacks evolved to always include a laptop compartment and why gym bags have a shoe compartment, the recent trend in minimalist, slim wallets is no different to the cultural trend of us needing to carry less because of the pervasiveness of the digital world.Read more "The Rise of the Minimalist Wallet"
Backpacks have changed as the things that we carry have evolved over the last decades. 20 years ago, your backpack was either a school bag or if you were ahead of the times, you could have carried a bulky laptop briefcase. The same can be said for today’s gym bags.Read more "Finding a Gym Backpack with a Shoe Compartment"
When deciding on a new bag, one of the first things to consider is what type of material or fabric you’d like it to be made out of. As a Nike bag designer once said, “when I design anything, my first instinct is to think about the materials and the properties of these materials.”Read more "9 Types of Materials that Bags are Made Of"