It’s 1992. A young man sits hunched over his Grandmother’s old sewing machine in a shed in Ballarat, Australia. He’s trying to sew through a truck tarp to make a bag strong enough to carry a slab of beer home on his bike.

The principles behind the pattern have remained the same — simplicity, a willingness to experiment, original design, and a determination to make the best bag possible for people who know how to live.

Adventurers, photographers, riders, designers, makers, thinkers, doers. Crumpler: Bags and Luggage for people who know how to live.

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