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Thread: Accent Colors

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    Thumbs up Accent Colors

    I was thinking how nice it would be for a few additional accent colors for the standard bags. My example is the Steel Cafe bags: How nice would it be to have Orange and Yellow as interior color options?





    Looks sharp eh?

    -B

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    I like both of those a lot! The orange a little bit more...
    Current Carry: Skookum Dog Citizen Canine prototype, Founder's Briefcase (every day carry), Small Cafe Bag (every day carry), Shop Bags (groceries, extra random stuff), Aeronaut 45 (travel), Synapse 19 (day hikes), Smart Alec (longer day hikes), Skookum Dog Road Duffel (Medium) (travel), Clear Organizer Wallet, Travel Stuff Sacks, Organizer Cubes

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    Oh, that I definitely like. Both!

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    I agree, they both look great! Knowing that Tom is working on a Burnt Orange color may mean we can get a Cafe Bag with an orange lining someday. I'd like to see Cocoa, and Burnt Orange too.
    Using a: Super Ego (Black, Steel, Wasabi) with seat belt strip (Wasabi), and alternate reflective Strip. Black BrainCell, Wasabi Snake Charmer, Cork Small Organizer Pouch, and Olive green medium organizer pouch.

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    I just noticed this... did you change the color of the TB plane to match?

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    Not sure if you realize this up in Seattle but burnt orange is very popular in Texas because of the University of Texas. You could sell a bunch to student and alumni if you could make them aware of your product and the color option. I honestly think that's why burnt orange cars sell so well around here.

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    I agree with MikeL on the cocoa/burnt orange combo. That's been on my mind for awhile. Something about it almost sounds appetizing. ;
    ha! you just read my signature.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Just View Post
    I just noticed this... did you change the color of the TB plane to match?
    I did change the color of the TB... ok, to be fair--when using photoshop, the lazy way of changing selected color hue by default, changes all hues within the selected area. Guess I had some "patch contamination". I'll try and work up a burnt orange/cocoa version to compare.

    Thanks for all the surprises... maybe if we show enough momentum support here, who knows??

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    Cocoa / Burnt Orange

    I just worked up a Cocoa/Burnt Orange pic... not sure how "burnt" the orange looks, but I have to admit that I dig this combination as well. Makes me hungry for Reece's Pieces for some odd reason.



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    Thumbs up

    Thanks for the moc up brantroz! That's what I'm looking for. That combo's a winner.
    Using a: Super Ego (Black, Steel, Wasabi) with seat belt strip (Wasabi), and alternate reflective Strip. Black BrainCell, Wasabi Snake Charmer, Cork Small Organizer Pouch, and Olive green medium organizer pouch.

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    Please, please, please keep the plum/steel combo and I would like to see a Sapphire/steel combo for most of the bags.

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    Sapphire/Steel...

    Thanks, I'm happy to mock these up. You just can't know how you feel about something until there is visualization to attach to. Here is what the Sapphire Steel looks like:



    I really think all of these color combinations are winners. Let's see some additional variation to the lineup!!!

    -B

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    I'm all for paying extra $$ and waiting longer for custom color options.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Just View Post
    I'm all for paying extra $$ and waiting longer for custom color options.
    I couldn't agree more... forget this "fast food culture" of order today, have it arrive yesterday. For niche, enduring products--I would argue the essential requirements are that it fits your direct needs and accommodates your daily activities. If that is the case, it is worth waiting for and worth making fully your own (via various options, etc.)

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    Last edited by brantroz; 09-17-2007 at 12:49 PM.

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    The Medium Cafe Bag is now available in these three new colors:
    Plum/Olive
    Pine/Wasabi
    Black/Crimson

    Sapphire/Steel may also be available soon.

    At this point in time, making custom bags doesn't work for us. But keep suggesting new color combinations! Suggestions for new color combinations made up out of colors already in our palette are especially welcome. :)

    Options for Cafe Bags are:

    EXTERIOR:
    Black
    Steel
    Crimson
    Olive
    Sapphire
    Plum
    Kelly
    Navy
    Cocoa

    INTERIOR:
    Steel
    Wasabi
    Sapphire
    Crimson
    Olive
    Last edited by Darcy; 09-17-2007 at 03:31 PM.
    Current Carry: Skookum Dog Citizen Canine prototype, Founder's Briefcase (every day carry), Small Cafe Bag (every day carry), Shop Bags (groceries, extra random stuff), Aeronaut 45 (travel), Synapse 19 (day hikes), Smart Alec (longer day hikes), Skookum Dog Road Duffel (Medium) (travel), Clear Organizer Wallet, Travel Stuff Sacks, Organizer Cubes

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