Seattle-based company, Black Pine Workshop designed its bag collection for Fall/Winter 2010 and has skillfully made canvas look good. The multi-toned back, shoulder and handbags have a semi-native style to them.
The colors are vibrant along with their geometric use of patterns. The Black Pine Workshop bags are great for mixing and matching, all the while having a bag that would easily compliment any outfit.
Implications - Backpacks are frequently used by people of all ages and therefore they continue to be products that people invest money in -- even in a recession. Businesses that add flair to existing designs within all industries can better ensure that their products meet the utility consumers expect, while also being stylish.