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Ristretto for iPad 2 in Olive/Cayenne

In stock: Ristretto for iPad 2 and Ristretto for 11" MacBook Air

Thanks to our Seattle factory crew, the Ristretto for iPad/iPad 2 and the Ristretto for 11" MacBook Air are now in-stock and ready to ship in all colors -- five weeks ahead of schedule. Ristretto for iPad/iPad 2 in Olive/Cayenne. Ristretto for 11" MacBook Air in Black/Steel. Ristretto for iPad/iPad 2 in Cardinal/Steel.

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Tom makes three updates to the design of the Ristetto

Introducing the updated Ristretto

The Ristretto is a vertical messenger bag available in three sizes designed specifically to fit the iPad or iPad 2, 11" MacBook Air or 13" MacBook Air or 13" MacBook Pro and a minimum amount of accoutrements (power supply, pen, notebook, wallet, phone, magazine). It's great for realizing the dream of a mobile office: work at the coffee house, on the light rail, at the airport or on the plane. Tom has updated the design of the Ristretto in three key ways: The Ristretto is now made with an exterior U.S. 1050d high tenacity ballistic nylon and an interior lining...

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TOM BIHN Ristretto

Thoughtful Design -- In Search of: A better computer bag

Part 1: Excerpt: "I wanted to be able to carry my MBA and an iPad, a moelskine notebook, a magazine or two – some small accessories and power supplies. I wanted to lighten up – work for the 80/20 rule instead of trying to pack for every scenario when I travel or go tot a friends house to collaborate on a project. Basically I was and am tired of carrying everything I own everywhere I go." Part 2: Excerpt: "So after a lot of thought, too much thought , I plunked down my money and ordered the Tom Bihn Ristretto....

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