A gathering of stories from our community of creative outdoor dwellers, makers and doers. Plus the latest happenings and musings from Mark & the team.

Meet the Maker: Flat Leather Wallet

We spent a morning with James Craven, AKA Flat Leather. James cuts and stitches our beautiful wallets from scratch by hand.

In the Making: Sheffield Pocket Tool

We spent a day in the historic Joseph Rogers Workshop, watching Steve turn two blocks of wood and a blank blade into a tool of beauty.

Making a wooden surfboard

I created short film documenting my week long wooden surfboard making workshop with Otter Surfboards.

The Art of Screen Printing

Screen printing is an age-old craft that gives a rich and durable print. In honour, we've created a short 'behind the seams' video.

Designing our Backpack Buckles

When designing our backpack, we struggled to find buckles that worked for us. So we thought we’d design our own. Simple, right?

Pack to the Future

Over the years we have seen steady growth. The spare room hasn’t. So, in August, we moved our distribution to the amazing team at MailOut.

Why Organic Cotton?

For us, Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton is the only option. We take a look at why.

"How Much?!"

We're normal folk. We get that our bags really aren't cheap. But there's good reason why they cost considerably more than your average ba...

Forest living

We spent 3 nights in a cabin in the peaceful forest eco "village" that is Campwell, a wilderness retreat of sorts, just outside Bath. The...

A Pencil & Stapler: How we Designed our Backpacks

A cheeky look at how we designed our British-made backpacks – from terrible sketch to reality.

Our Time to Mull

Time for our much needed summer break. We were game for a road trip. Scotland? Sure. Skye? Nah, too busy. Mull? Why not!

Printing Positive Change

We've collaborated with the awesome social enterprise Printed By us, to create an art print of our popular Burn Bright design.

Meet the Curators: Rucksack Magazine

We caught up with Mirko and Lauren to hear about the inspiration behind the beautiful Rucksack Magazine.

Our Backpack Ingredients

To us, the quality and sustainability of ingredients form a critical part of product design. Here's what we use to build our backpacks.

Kudhva: 'Hideout'

Owner Louise invited us to stay at Kudhva – Cornish for 'Hideout'. We'd heard good things, but it was time to find out for ourselves.