Month: July 2013

Our latest collaboration with Knitty.com and Amy Singer

Earlier this year, we decided it was time once again to collaborate with Amy Singer, Editor of Knitty®, on the design of new knitting bags and accessories. Yeah, we could’ve Skyped, but we thought it’d be even more fun to bring Amy out to visit us at our Seattle factory/company headquarters. And to celebrate the…

How to sleep (well) on a plane

In the Forums, dwright17 asked: “Does anyone have any tips for sleeping on the plane?” Here’s excerpts of just a few of the responses: tCook: “I like the Bucky eye mask that comes with ear plugs – the padded area below the eye blocks out a lot of light and feels comfortable to me. I…

Andy Porter’s Synapse 19 in Zion Photos

Thanks to Andy Porter Photography for sending us these amazing photos. See also: the Synapse 19.

Magic Tiki: Aeronaut Grand Adventure Sketch

See more sketches by Magic Tiki.

“I’ve had my Empire Builder for almost four years now.”

John included this note with his order for a Brain Cell: “I’ve had my Empire Builder for almost four years now. In that time it’s travelled in the back of pickup trucks to Haitian refugee camps in the Dominican Republic, accompanied me on flights all over the eastern United States, spent nights inside (and outside)…

Boles Blogs reviews the Cadet

“When I recently tripped in Times Square and nearly fell flat on my face, the one thing that saved me from a smashed pelvis was the Tom Bihn Cadet bag I use every day to protect my 11-Inch MacBook Air. My iPhone and computer and teaching materials were in my Tom Bihn bag and, even…

A Night at the Theatre, Featuring the Side Effect in Aubergine

Read daisy’s entire post in the Forums.  See also: the Side Effect.

Dr. Bunsen: Matryoshka Hardware

Seth Brown on “Matryoshka Hardware”: “Most activities that I do require a combination of activity-specific gear and a set of more general core hardware. A ski trip requires specific gear like skies and gloves, but also core hardware like a wallet and a good book. I’ve found that most activities of the same duration and…

In stock: RFID Blocking Passport Pouch, Shop Bag, more…

Happy Friday! The following bags are back in stock and ready to ship within one business day. Shop Bag, sizes Small and Large, all colors Clear Quarter Packing Cube, all colors RFID Blocking Passport Pouch, all colors Size 1 Vertical Brain Cell Cache for Cadet, Size 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina Medium Cafe Bag, all colors…

Synapse on the streets of Bogotá

@jpoq Synapse on the streets of Bogotá. Wonderful weather these days. pic.twitter.com/bVjDgisNXn

News Briefs

New FAQs: Debut Schedule, How Debuts Work + How To Get Notified

We posted a photo on Instagram of Tom’s very first pack design.

The Guide’s Pack is now back in stock, just in time for that autumn hike!

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