Waterfield Designs Cargo Bag
If you spend your time working with computers, coding, or other dot.com centric activities, chances are you have a small family of electronic devices that travel where ever you go.
Obviously the brief case is a no-no, and the satchel bag while useful isn't always practical. So what options are you left with? Well if you're savvy enough to know what the Aeron and Ypsilon are, then you should be paying close attention to a small
company based out of San Francisco called Waterfield Designs.
The company was started by Gary Waterfield, a former bicycle courier. His most noteable creation, the Cargo bag illustrates many of the features you might expect to see zipping past you and through a red light on any given work day in the city.
The Waterfield Cargo is
manufactured from super abuse-resistant materials like ballistic nylon, and
Indium (an industrial wall covering) to provide even the most reckless
dot.comer with years of faithful service. While longevity is nice, the most
impressive component on the bag is a shiny aluminum seat buckle from a 747.
Apart from looking devilishly unique with an airplane seat buckle for a clasp,
it does serve a very useful purpose.
Unlike many bags which rely
on plastic clips that require two hands to open or lock, the 747
airplane seat buckle can be opened or closed with one hand behind the back -
literally. Personally, I like the satisfying 'clink' sound it makes when you lock
up the bag, but that's just me.
Storage space is the hallmark of
any well designed bag, and the Waterfield Cargo doesn't just look the part. The
bag is chopped up into three main components and can hold an amazing amount of
techno-gadgits. Those three main sections are; the outer flap (also known as the
"Quick access pocket"), the cargo pocket & inner compartment and lastly the