Dan Matsuda: make a backpack from a rice bag

I thought it would be fun to document the process of building a simple backpack. Typically this would take less than a day, but filming was a new experience for me and added additional challenges. The container was made from a left over 50lb rice bag, which is super light, durable and waterproof. I originally made the pattern for a small 16L Cordura day pack but I was curious to see how this material would work.

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Brutalist Beton

Did you know that beton is a form of concrete? It is the German word for a certain concrete, which has French origins. That may be why this 19th-century inspired slab serif also has modern connotations. Or maybe not.

via Daily Heller

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