Video: How Cork is Harvested

We use real cork fabric from Portugal in our Swift in Cork, Little Swift, Imago, Clear Organizer Wallet, and Cork Organizer Pouches. Cork is naturally water-repellant and very durable; other than the natural darkening of the fabric that occurs over years of use, you guys report back to us that your cork bags look as new as when you began using them.

The Imago in Olive/Cork/Steel

A single cork tree with a lifespan of up to 200 years can be harvested for its bark every nine years, and cork forests support one of the world’s highest levels of forest biodiversity, providing a haven for wild birds and the Iberian Lynx, among other species (although we don’t know why the lynx is named that, because it doesn’t look like our Iberian red at all; it doesn’t even have the white grid pattern.) For more on the environmental and social impact of the cork forests of Portugal and their harvesting, watch this World Wildlife Fund video.

Want another way to support cork forests and the folks who earn their living harvesting them? Look for wines that use cork (instead of plastic) stoppers.

Birnenblog Video Review of our Tri-Star carry-on bag

See also:

  • German language version of the above video review
  • Birnenblog’s written review of the Tri-Star
  • The Tri-Star page
  • Video review of the Ego by Tactical Gearhead

    See also:
    The Ego

    Video by Beck Trench: Wine in my Ristretto

    Clayton Morris video review: iPad 2 Bags/Cases (Ristretto, Breve)

    Watch a video review by Clayton Morris, co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend and host of five podcasts (including the The Grizzly Bear Egg Cafe) of various iPad 2 bags and cases, including our Ristretto for iPad/iPad 2 and Breve for iPad/iPad 2.

    TOM BIHN Ristretto for iPad reviewed by Clayton Morris on FOX News

    Video by iggyp (Social Work Tech Blog) of the ID

    Visit iggyp’s blog — Social Work Tech Blog — to read/see more. You can also discuss the video with iggyp in the TOM BIHN Forums. He’s on Twitter, too.

    In English this time: the Birnenblog review of our Ultrasuede® Screen Cloth

    Read the review at Birnenblog.
    See the Ultrasuede® Screen Cloth.

    Birnenblog Review of the Ultrasuede® Screen Cloth (Video, in German)

    Read the review at Birnenblog.
    See the Ultrasuede® Screen Cloth.

    TOM BIHN Ultrasuede® Screen Cloth

    Birnenblog Review of the Ristretto (in German) Video + more

    Read the full review at Birnenblog. See also: the Ristretto for the 11″ MacBook Air.

    New Video by maverick: The Breve for Apple iPad and iPad 2

    See also:

  • The Breve
  • News Briefs

    We’re retiring our Road Buddy Duffel 36 and Road Buddy Duffel 60 to make way for new designs. If you’ve been thinking about a Road Buddy, you may want to order soon, as we won’t be making further production runs.

    We’ve updated our Planet page with additional efforts: we’re operationally carbon neutral, members of 1% For The Planet, we offer a vegetarian company lunch, and over 80% of our materials are bluesign® and/or OEKO-TEX® certified.

    Mark your calendars! Our Seattle Factory Showroom will be open the following Saturdays: Dec. 14th 2019 and, in 2020, March 21st, June 20th, and September 19th.

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