Looking Back At 2013

2013 | TOM BIHN

It sure felt like a busy year, but until we compiled this list, we didn’t realize just how much we’d accomplished.

New Designs:
Synapse 25
The Guide’s Pack
Founder’s Briefcase
Knitting Tool Pouches
Cache for iPad Air
Motto and Pattern Water Bottles
Cafe Bag for Jung’s The Red Book (April Fools)
Utility Strap
1″ Cafe/Ristretto Messenger Stabilizer
Smart Alec Modular Pockets + Gate Keeper Straps
Pilot (design completed December 2013; pre-order January 2014)

Updated Designs:
The Cadet
Synapse 19
Side Effect
Handle Loop

New Materials:
420 Denier High Tenacity “Parapack” Pack Fabric
400d Dyneema®/420d nylon ripstop
Black 400d Dyneema®/420d nylon ripstop

Videos:
Materials Testing TOM BIHN Style
Innovation in Fabrics
All About the Red, White and Blue, While Being Green
One Week in Montreal
How to tie cord zipper pulls
Adjusting the Internal Frame in The Guide’s Pack
The Guide’s Pack and Founder’s Briefcase
Synapse 25, Ristretto, Swift
Three Trips with the Aeronaut
Our Materials
Two Weeks in Japan Part I and Part II
Amy Singer, Knitty.com, and The Swift
The Smart Alec
Packing the Smart Alec Backpack for a Hike
The New Side Effect
Tom on Design
The Tri-Star Travel Bag
How the checkpoint friendly Rails system works
Kieu’s Mad Bartacking Skills
Q-AM Shoulder Strap

Interviews:
The Setup
Modestics Meet the Maker: Tom Bihn

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