For months, you’ve been asking us for pictures of the Synapse (Tom’s new backpack design: read more here) in use. Just because *you* asked, we flew to Alaska and visited Denali National Park to get those pictures. The Synapse isn’t available for pre-order yet, but it will be soon. And for those of you with laptops: Darcy was able to fit her 15″ MacBook Pro inside of her Archetype inside of the Synapse. We’ll be posting a description of the features and functionality of the Synapse next week.
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The Small Cafe Bag is now available in Storm/Cayenne. Tell us what you think of this new color combination in the TOM BIHN Forums.
“My new Aeronaut bag and Absolute strap arrived this morning, and I’m delighted! It easily meets my requirements: light in weight, bullet-proof construction, maximum carry-on size, weatherproof zippers, lockable, conveniently placed compartments, versatile carrying options, useful grab points, and attractive design. The stretchy, slip-resistant Absolute strap promises to make shoulder lugging comfortable and convenient. UPS expedited delivery of my order in 3 days to my home in Nanaimo, BC, with the shipment accurately tracked along the way. Thank you for your excellent product and outstanding service.” – E.
“Don’t even know how I got to your website, I don’t even need a bag…
I just got sucked in! A quick look at the About Us page showed me a
factory crew IN THE USA. I’ve seen a lot of sample rooms and a few factory floors in NYC and none of them looked as nice as yours.
The term values is so widely misused, I hesitate to say this, but I
love the values your company and its choices represent. Here is to more Tom Bihns out there and fewer Wal-Marts. And when I actually need a bag, I’ll be back.” – G.
“I love me some Tom Bihn. You have been great for me. I wish I could be a customer more often, but your bags are too well made to wear out.” – A.
This past month, we were fortunate enough to have Amy Singer (THE Amy Singer of Knitty Magazine) and her husband Phil visit us on their way to the ’08 Sea Socks Cruise & Yarn Expedition. As those of you who own our Swift knitting bag know, Amy, the gang at Knitty, and Knitty readers were instrumental in the design of our Swift knitting bag: we couldn’t have done it without them. Amy and Phil were a lot of fun (everyone here hopes they come back and visit again soon!) and Amy took many amazing photographs of our Seattle factory where the Swift and the Yarn Stuff Sack are made. Below are a few of our favorites — click here for the whole set. Visit Amy’s Knitty blog for her the full details of her trip.
We recommend reading this Colorado Springs Gazette interview with GottaBeMobile.com editor-in-chief Rob Bushway. It’s an interesting interview with Mr. Bushway that provides some of the history behind GottaBeMobile.com (which we know many of you read.) Scroll down to the bottom of the article for a list of what Mr. Bushway carries with him at all times — in his TOM BIHN Buzz sling bag.