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58 Unconventional Backpack Designs

From Foldable Baby Buggies to Sapphire Nomad Packs

— January 9, 2012 — World
The first thing you think of when the word "backpack" comes up is probably something to hold your school supplies in, but these unconventional backpack designs illustrate a wide variety of uses for the carryall bag.

From adorable sci-fi backpacks inspired by Star Wars to knapsacks that can withstand all wear and tear, it's clear that these unconventional backpack designs cater to all of life's adventures. A look through these different backpack styles may just make you take out that old school bag from your school days.

Check out these unconventional backpack designs for a trip down memory lane as well as into the colorful future of knapsack styles.

Implications - Customers in contemporary society look for bags that can carry all of their necessities with style. New designers could focus on combining function and fashion in order to increase their popularity.
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Flag-Covered Backpacker Abodes
Flag-Covered Backpacker Abodes
The B1 Hostel Makes Backpackers from All Over Feel at Home
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Room-Scanning Knapsacks
Room-Scanning Knapsacks
The Laser Backpack Maps Interiors and Creates 3D Models
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Banshee-Banishing Backpacks
Banshee-Banishing Backpacks
The Ghostbuster Proton Pack Doubles as a Pillow
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Backpack Drawing Machine
Backpack Drawing Machine
The Situationist Drawing Device Records its Surroundings
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Nap-Friendly Knapsacks
Nap-Friendly Knapsacks
Tourists Can Safely Sleep On-the-Go with the Keen Springer Backseat Pack
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Knapsack Sound Systems
Knapsack Sound Systems
These Music Strap Backpack Speakers Protects Your Eardrums
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Double Barreled Booze Bags
Double Barreled Booze Bags
The Dual Beverage Dispenser Backpack is Perfect for Holiday Parties
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Uber Geeky Knapsacks
Uber Geeky Knapsacks
Star Wars Backpacks are for Truly Diehard Fans
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Built-In Backpack Vests
Built-In Backpack Vests
The Anrealage SS12 is Full of Quirky Popup Details
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Heroic Half-Shell Sacs
Heroic Half-Shell Sacs
The Ninja Turtles Backpack Pays Tribute to an 80s Classic
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Printed Canvas Backpacks
Printed Canvas Backpacks
The Yuketen Spring 2011 Triangle Backpack Offers Outdoor Inspiration
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Understated Knapsacks
Understated Knapsacks
The Porter SS11 Collection Focuses on Details for Quality Pieces
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Leaflet-Inspired Luggage
Leaflet-Inspired Luggage
The Nanamica North Face Purple Label Bag Series Is In Tune With Nature
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Fuzzy Woolen Backpacks
Fuzzy Woolen Backpacks
The JanSport 'Plaid Wool' Right Pack Adds to the Stylish Fall Collection
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Geeky Companion Bags
Geeky Companion Bags
The Rotta Star Wars Backpack Buddy Provides a Constant Friend
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Luxury Eco Knapsacks
Luxury Eco Knapsacks
The Ralph Lauren RLX Solar Panel Backpack is for the Stylish Adventurer
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Cuddly Turtle Knapsacks
Cuddly Turtle Knapsacks
The Koopa Shell Backpack Will Transform You into an Animal
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Gargantuan Knapsacks
Gargantuan Knapsacks
The J.W Anderson Oversized Rucksack Can Fit Everything, Including the Kitchen
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Oversized Plaid Knapsacks
Oversized Plaid Knapsacks
Be the Hippest Kid in the Hallway with the Tartan Blanket Backpack
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Electro-Neon Knapsacks
Electro-Neon Knapsacks
The Shred Scout Pack Reverts Back to 90s Style
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Simple Striped Sacks
Simple Striped Sacks
The Baggu Daypack is Perfect for Summertime Errands
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Studly Knapsacks
Studly Knapsacks
The Porter & Swagger M.E.T.A.L. Collection Puts Some Punk Back in Your Backpack
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36
Big Dog Carriers
Big Dog Carriers
The Backpack-o-Pet Makes Commuting Easier for Pet Owners
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Flash Print Knapsacks
Flash Print Knapsacks
Eley Kishimoto Collaborates With Eastpak on Flashy Backpacks
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Lifesaving Knapsacks
Lifesaving Knapsacks
The Otter Personal Disaster Backpack Doubles as a Flotation Device
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Brick-Strong City Carriers
Brick-Strong City Carriers
The Minimal Backpack is Deceptively Tough
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Fashionably Layered Backpacks
Fashionably Layered Backpacks
The Herschel x CLOT Handshake Backpacks Organizes with Style
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Backpack Cooking Concepts
Backpack Cooking Concepts
The Electrolux HelioDish is Designed for Hungry Hikers
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Hydroelectric Knapsacks
Hydroelectric Knapsacks
The Backpack Power Plant by Bourne Energy
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Eco-Knapsack Novels
Eco-Knapsack Novels
The Tote Bag Book by Jitesh Patel is Dedicated to the Green Accessory
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Back-Saving Knapsacks
Back-Saving Knapsacks
Jacob Howell's Back County Winter Pack is a Carrier Chiropractor
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Cuben Fiber Expedition Packs
Cuben Fiber Expedition Packs
HMG Windrider Ultralight Pack is the Ideal Carrier for Travelers
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Comic Art Backpacks
Comic Art Backpacks
Uffie and Revolver Make an Army-Inspired Knapsack
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Captivating Pastel Carryalls
Captivating Pastel Carryalls
The Porter Jerry Tie-Dye Day Pack is Casually Elegant
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Convenient iPad Knapsacks
Convenient iPad Knapsacks
The Assero Defender Backpack is the Ultimate Tablet Carrier
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Disaster Relief Knapsacks
Disaster Relief Knapsacks
The Temp-Pack by Asher Dunn Transforms into a Tent
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Toy Shaped Knapsacks
Toy Shaped Knapsacks
The LEGO Brick Backpack
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Turtle Shell Knapsacks
Turtle Shell Knapsacks
Be the Coolest Kid at School With the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Backpack
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Slithering Knapsack Sculptures
Slithering Knapsack Sculptures
Ai Weiwei's Snake Bag Installation Pays Tribute to Dead Children
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Shape-Shifting Knapsacks
Shape-Shifting Knapsacks
The Ergonomic Smart Bag Eases Burden from Young Shoulders
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Sapphire Nomad Packs
Sapphire Nomad Packs
Frog Lanes Good Collection Offers Fashionably Durable Bags
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Monochromatic Japanese Packs
Monochromatic Japanese Packs
The Y-3 Future Sport Backpack Offers a Subtle Stylish Look
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Electro Designer Packs
Electro Designer Packs
UNKLE x Medicom Toy Life Collection Does Camo Theme with Style
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Futuristic Tribal Totes
Futuristic Tribal Totes
The PHENOMENON MCM 'Tribal' Collection is Infused with Pastels & Plates
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Lavish School Satchels
Lavish School Satchels
The Dior Homme FW11 Bag Collection Offers Luxurious Back-to-School Basics
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Multi-Colored Travel Packs
Multi-Colored Travel Packs
The BLK Pine Workshop Rucksack is the Perfect Stylish Companion
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Prodigious Paintspray Packs
Prodigious Paintspray Packs
The Behemoth Bag Can Hold Up to 22 Spraycans for Mobile Artists
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Multi-Compartmented Rawhide Packs
Multi-Compartmented Rawhide Packs
The Utility Backpack Organizes in a Fashionable Way
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Skateboard Travel Packs
Skateboard Travel Packs
Nike SB Holiday 2011 Luggage Collection Offers More Style & Range
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Multi-Compartmented Camera Packs
Multi-Compartmented Camera Packs
The Calumet BP1500 Large Backpack is for Hardcore Photographers
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Convertible Knapsack Seating
Convertible Knapsack Seating
The Bachag Chair Unites Furniture and Fashion
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Rechargable Knapsacks
Rechargable Knapsacks
The Trek Support Electric Backpack Can Charge Three Gadgets On-The-Go
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Cultural Camper Packs
Cultural Camper Packs
Socially Conscious Ethnotek Bags' Travel Backpacks Conform to Desired Style
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Sneaker Brand Backpacks
Sneaker Brand Backpacks
The Converse Bag Collection Offers Highly Stylish Gym & Weekend Satchels
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DIY Carrier Knapsacks
DIY Carrier Knapsacks
The Plastic Bag Backpack is an Ingenious Way to Reuse Plastic Bags
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Foldable Baby Buggies
Foldable Baby Buggies
The Quicksmart Backpack Stroller Converts into a Conveniently Compact Case
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Meticulous Graphic Backpacks
Meticulous Graphic Backpacks
Rock the Streets With These Detailed Designs From Spraygound
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Gadget-Charging Knapsacks
Gadget-Charging Knapsacks
The Trek Support Backpack is Sleek and Stylish
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