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New Black Tyvek Print Run: Challenges and Solutions
If printing on Tyvek were easy, I probably wouldn’t have a company. Not because of the competition of everyone doing it, but because I would...
Announcing: Charcoal Soft Shell
For a lot of materials, color is just a matter of selecting from what’s available. Meaning, what’s already been produced and made for sale to...
Creating Composite Laminate to Use for Our Wallet
I’m always on the lookout for new material to use for my products. After all, it was a high-end ski jacket I saw in Japan...
Accidental Slim Pack Water Test
When I worked as a UI designer, there were several times when I had the opportunity to design for entirely new hardware devices. During the...
Slim Pack behind the scenes: One More Thing
Is it "One More Thing" worthy? Probably not, but it is in the literal sense of being a single additional item. Based on feedback from...
Slim Pack behind the scenes: Shipping Logistics
Everyone is familiar with sending something in the mail. Whether it be a simple letter in an envelope or something you have to box up...
Slim Pack behind the scenes: Product Development
As you may have seen in my last post, we’ve broken down the production into its various components in order to improve efficiency. Now I’m...
Slim Pack behind the scenes: Components
Following up on the previous post about patterns and dies, the steel versions have arrived from the die makers. Making dies is a long tradition...
Slim Pack behind the scenes- Patterns and Dies
Coming from an Industrial Design background where most products are injection molded, it’s been interesting for me to learn about how soft goods are produced....