Mueslii Backpacks

Backpacks that borrow from puff jackets, in every color of the rainbow

Based in New Zealand and Italy, the new label Mueslii purposefully applies an international aesthetic to their line of backpacks, fusing local design with Chinese handmade production that results in a modern bag for day trips and other adventures. The distinctive design of their latest collection, Rotorua (named for the New Zealand town they call home), takes the puff coat as inspiration, de-contextualizing the parka’s …

Small Hand Foods All-natural Cocktail Mixers

Opening Ceremony's patchwork-bright Tumi bags, Olympic design, a blog devoted to letterpress and wood type, and more

Made in small batches by Bay Area bartender Jennifer Colliau, Small Hand Foods produces flavorful cocktail mixers using only the highest quality organic and natural ingredients. Goodlifer details her process of producing the mixers, which sell online or can be enjoyed at some of San Francisco’s finest drinking establishments, like Alembic or Absinthe.

Director Sean Pecknold

Opening Ceremony's patchwork-bright Tumi bags, Olympic design, a blog devoted to letterpress and wood type, and more

One of the growing number of creative talents on the Cargo Collective community, Sean Pecknold works mostly as a director and animator of music videos and short films. The Seattle-based filmmaker, who goes by his studio pseudonym “Grandchildren,” also showcases some of his graphic design and photography work.