December 29, 2021

New color alert! Moab 200d Halcyon

The Everyday Cubelet in Moab 200d Halcyon fabric, a deep reddish-brown color with a white grid pattern.

You’re at your campsite somewhere in the desert of the Southwest. It’s late evening and the clear sky is dark blue — the moon is full, the stars are out. You’re looking up at a sandstone cliff and it looks different than it did in the daylight... it's unreservedly deeper, richer, more red, appearing as it does in the almost-dark.

That was the inspiration behind our new Moab 200d Halcyon.

This color is something of a departure for us. As you can see, most of our Halcyon colors are rich, saturated, bright, cheerful. Moab, on the other hand, is deep, rich, grounding — it’s not brown, not red, it’s the color of cliffs in the desert night.

It pairs well with most of our exterior colors, offering an option that can slip its way into the palette of most collections.

Like many of our colors, it was custom-dyed just for us. And, like many of our colors, it appears different in different lighting conditions — when we receive a “lab dip” color from our mill, they give us three swatches to choose from, each a very very slight variation of our original request. With Moab, we looked at the swatches under the bright factory lights, outdoors on sunny and cloudy days, and at night under the moon, eventually picking the just-right swatch. The differences were subtle, and some may say they weren’t all that much of a difference, but to us they were: the swatch we chose had just a little bit more red than the others.

Moab won’t be everyone’s color: we didn’t intend it to be. If it is the color for you, you’ll know it, and if it’s not, you’ll know that too.

Moab 200d Halcyon will debut in the following bags as part of our upcoming 1/7 Restock:

Synik 30
Synik 22
Side Kick
Side Effect
Everyday Cubelet

And it'll be offered in more and more bags over time. Wondering when Moab might be available in a specific design? Feel free to post a comment and ask (you'll be notified via email once we respond!)



Jack - May 25, 2022

Beautiful color. I’d love to see it available on Nik’s Minimalist wallet.
TOM BIHN replied:
That would be a stunning wallet color!

Kate - January 12, 2022

I would love to see a Nik’s minimalist wallet #4 in Moab! Also Yarn Stuff sacks.

I hope you will make more everyday cubelets in Moab, since I missed the most recent restock.
TOM BIHN replied:
HI Kate! We loved seeing what a huge hit the Moab was. We’ll pass on your suggestions, thanks for sharing your feedback!

Laura - January 7, 2022

I put in my order for an Everyday Cubelet in Moab at 7:00 a.m. sharp on release day, since I was up anyway. I just checked in curiosity at 10:20 a.m. and see that they’re already sold out. Tom, you and your crew really know how to choose popular, winning new colors! Can’t wait for mine to arrive!
TOM BIHN replied:
Hi Laura! Glad you were able to purchase one this morning. Thank you for your support! We hope you love your new Everyday Cubelet.

Vicki - January 7, 2022

Given that Moab is the lining for a few bags now, it might be a nice choice for the #4 minimalist wallet.
TOM BIHN replied:
Thanks for the suggestion Vicki! We will consider it.

Ethan - January 4, 2022

Any chance of Nik’s wallet being made in this?

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