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The Astro Studio 'Carry' Wallet Minimizes Bulk

By: Vivian Lau - Published: Jun 10, 2012 • References: astrostudios and fastcodesign
As phones become more powerful and function-heavy, the Astro Studio 'Carry' Wallet anticipates a decrease in credit card bulk, transforming a single panel of hide into a multi-card-carrying product.

With the power of NFC (near field communication) growing, data exchange and transactions possible via smartphone will logically decrease our need for credit cards, club cards, membership cards, etc. With less bulk in the pockets, Astro Studio has trimmed the conventional multi-flap wallet into a single flat cut of material with overlapping panels that layer criss-cross style on top of each other. The result is a slim but multi-tiered wallet that is insanely stylish and also function-serving.

Even if this NFC technology does not take off as planned (unlikely), these skinny wallets come in so many beautiful colors and materials that people will be reaching for them anyway.