Travel Tripod

Peak Design’s new easy-to-transport tripod is capable of more than almost any other iteration. Its telescopic legs are shaped to maximize space when packed (they’re not round) and break down to the point that the tripod measures a mere 15.5 inches long. Plus, it weighs just over three pounds. It can lower to almost ground-level for hard-to-get shots—even on uneven surfaces. Whether using it with …

Three Tech-Forward Backpacks

Currently crowdfunding, these bags are utilitarian and future-forward

Utilitarian and tech-forward backpacks for the daily commuter—or the adventurous, conscious traveler—are a dime a dozen. In order to stand out, brands must design thoughtfully, listen carefully, and work quickly. The ever-changing balance of life, work and travel makes meeting the needs of a contemporary consumer more difficult, but when a brand does it, instant demand is unsurprising. On Kickstarter, there are plenty of backpacks …

Everyday Backpack

The first thing one notices about Peak Design’s Everyday Backpack happens to the be the ultra-clean aesthetic. It’s quite deceptive, in a very good way, as the design conceals a plethora of substantial storage spaces. There’s a patented MagLatch top access, allowing for a quick retrieval of goods, a dedicated sleeve for laptops (up to 15 inches), internally padded accessory pockets and that’s just the …