Sunday, 28 August 2011


The dreaded shoulder bag is turning us all into walking, breathing 'leaning towers of Pisa'. It would be great for our postures if someone were to invent a structure that held up our bags in a way that the weight is evenly distributed.

Back packs are a better option but how about if you had more baggage to carry. In the workshop I invented a backpack with a hip frame that holds your bags slightly away from the body. I found that i could not feel the weight on my hips and actually forgot the bags were there.

I saw this image in Todd's book BLESS and thought it was quite interesting to look at, in terms of the transferring of weight. A vest that holds your bags:

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