Japanese Designer Crafts Adorably Lifelike Cat Backpack

Japanese Designer Crafts Adorably Lifelike Cat Backpack

You may remember Pico, a self professed “cat maniac” and mother of two who is known for designing adorable and awesomely life-like cat bags. And her latest creation may be one of their best yet–a super realistic cat backpack! Continue reading »

Created From The Recycled Tire Tubes, The Pangolin By Cyclus Takes Backpacks To Another Level

Created From The Recycled Tire Tubes, The Pangolin By Cyclus Takes Backpacks To Another Level

2010’s Steel Pencil Design Award winner, the Pangolin by Cyclus takes backpacks to another level. Handmade by Colombian people in need and consisted of recycled tire inner tubes, the backpack is inspired by the pangolin, a mammal that possesses large keratin scales covering its skin for protection. Continue reading »

Teacher Shares Photos Of A Backpack A Father Made For His Son Because He Wanted To Save Money

Teacher Shares Photos Of A Backpack A Father Made For His Son Because He Wanted To Save Money

Getting an education is one of the most important milestones of a child’s life which has a crucial role in determining a child’s future. However, according to the United Nations, almost 60 million primary school-aged children aren’t in school. One of the most common reasons is poverty. There are many children throughout the world, who, instead of going to school, have to work to support their families, collect water or look after their siblings. Continue reading »

The One Backpack – First Customizable Backpack With Replaceable Shell

The One Backpack - First Customizable Backpack With Replaceable Shell

The ONE Brand announces the backpack with the innovative product design and functionality. The main item, that differs The ONE backpack from others – is that it consists of two parts: the leather backpack & customizable outer Shell. Creators intend to provide people an opportunity to express themselves in their own special and creative way according to everyday changing style, mood and preferences. Continue reading »

Creepy But Amazing Kafka-Inspired Cockroach Backpack

Creepy But Amazing Kafka-Inspired Cockroach Backpack

A Dangerous Minds reader submitted these images of a Kafka-inspired cockroach backpack without any information. The text at the bottom is in Spanish and says “To go to work… with style.” Continue reading »

A Backpack That Gives You… Wings

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Everyone have once dreamed of his own wings behind his back! Comfortable, large, with wonderful feathers… But people are not angels or birds. And it is inconvenient to carry carnival costume wings every day. What if such wings would be useful… what if you could pack something into them and wear on your back? What if the wings were a backpack! It is made of felted wool (felt), that is very durable, comfortable and looks great. Each backpack-wings has a zipper and lining with pockets inside. The straps are strengthened and can be adjusted. Continue reading »

Realistic Scrotum Backpack Prompts Unrealistic Crowdfunding Campaign

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Some people wear their heart on their sleeves, but if you’ve ever wanted to wear your balls on your back, one Indiegogo campaign is going to give you that ability, for the low, low price of $69. Continue reading »

Adorable Rocket Raccoon Backpack Buddy

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Rocket and Groot’s relationship could be complicated, but it’s simple. After all, do we have any precedent for how a sentient tree creature should relate to a gun-toting not-raccoon? Not so much. And yet, their odd-couple friendship comes naturally. Well, of COURSE, the not-raccoon understands and translates the sentient tree creature’s language. Why wouldn’t he? Continue reading »

This Paper Grocery Bag Doubles As A Backpack

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Dennis Rasch and Cornelius Voss have designed PaperJohn, a new version of the traditional paper bag. Continue reading »

Kitten Who Likes To Travel In A Backpack

Kitten Who Likes To Travel In A Backpack
Higgs the kitten loves exploring the great outdoors – by going on holiday in his owner’s rucksack. The adorable five-month-old took his first steps outdoors while holidaying in the Highlands with owners Christian Witte and Kimia Mohammadi last month. But scared by the strong winds along the coastline of Sanna Bay, he scrambled up on Christian’s back before hopping into his backpack. Continue reading »

A Foldable Backpack Inspired by an Armadillo

A Foldable Backpack Inspired by an Armadillo

Dutch design studio Lijmbach, Leeuw & Vormgeving, a product design agency founded by Herman Lijmbach and Jasper de Leeuw, designed a foldable backpack inspired by an armadillo. The prototype was released a while back and finally, but now the backpack is available for purchase. If ever there was a product that could make you feel like a real-life ninja turtle, this is it.

The production version is slightly different from the prototype in that it now fits a laptop up to 15.6 inches and includes two compartments for smartphones and other small items. The bag, finished in glossy white, is polypropene block-copolymer (PP-C), an extremely strong technical plastic that is also lightweight. Inside, it’s lined with durable EPDM foam with features straps to secure your laptop or tablet. Its smart locks secure your possessions with an audible “snap.”

It also meets all airline requirements, so you can take it with you just about anywhere. Continue reading »

Randoseru, Japanese Schoolchildren Backpack Unboxing

Randoseru, Japanese Schoolchildren Backpack Unboxing

A randoseru is a firm-sided backpack made of stitched firm leather or leather-like synthetic material, most commonly used in Japan by elementary schoolchildren. It measures roughly 30 cm high by 23 cm wide by 18 cm deep, and features a softer grade of leather or material on those surfaces which touch the body. When empty, the average randoseru weighs approximately 1.2 kilograms (about 2½ pounds avoirdupois). The term randoseru is a borrowed word from the Dutch “ransel” meaning “backpack”, a clue to its origins nearly 200 years ago as used in the Netherlands. Continue reading »