Bent Basket

Help kickstart Faris Elmasu's elegantly curved plywood bike basket

First designed as a prototype by Faris Elmasu, Bent Basket found success in hearts of design lovers after going viral in the blogging community. The excitement spurred Elmasu to take the basket to production, an effort that is coming to a head with the recent launch of a Kickstarter campaign. The design has everything an urban cyclist is looking for: the clean lines of an …

Crumpler for Apple

Commuter bags re-designed to hold a MacBook Pro and iPad in exclusive colorways

Similar to San Francisco’s Chrome, Crumpler was founded in 1995 to serve the urban bike messenger community with sturdy, purposeful packs and bags. However, while Chrome has remained relatively core focused, Melbourne’s Crumpler has expanded to offer products fit for a range of active lifestyles and individuals. After a recent brand overhaul the Australian company is excited to announce a collection of bags re-designed exclusively …

Word of Mouth: San Juan

Puerto Rico and its bounty of historic sites, stunning coastlines and friendly locals

As soon as you touch down in San Juan, warm vibes greet your face. From the sun beaming down to the super hospitable locals, Puerto Rico’s capital is a refreshing welcome to anyone escaping the winter doldrums or seeking to learn more about the city’s historic port, which was once the main gate for entering the New World. Americans don’t even need a passport to …