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Innovation Feature: Everyday Blade

Innovation Feature: Everyday Blade

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkEdpqEYeO8 Sexy slim. Super sharp. So, so small. The Everyday Blade is a great little piece of EDC that will enhance your carry with powerfully sharp blades without weighing you down or costing you much. This EDC pocket knife is...

Innovation Feature: UR-2 Backpack & Tactical Tote

Innovation Feature: UR-2 Backpack & Tactical Tote

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AG425lk215c This is gear done right. The UR-2 Backpack and Tactical Tote offer military-inspired everyday carry bags that will help urban dwellers face everyday life. Not only are these tactical everyday carry bags designed to be tough,...

Innovation Feature: The WESN Allman

Innovation Feature: The WESN Allman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-kTW9Om3H8 Beautiful. Sleek. Simple. Everyday Carry gear is great. But, sometimes gadgets can get a little gaudy in their accessories and special features—not the WESN Allman. The designers of this everyday carry pocket knife scaled it...

Innovation Feature: Blackwall Carabiner

Innovation Feature: Blackwall Carabiner

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxVvPgflCHw In our experience, the best products come from a personal problem and an individual motivated enough to design a solution. The Blackwall Carabiner offers just that. While preparing to decorate for Christmas, inventor Brent...

Innovation Feature: EP1 EDC Pen

Innovation Feature: EP1 EDC Pen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8muLkxRoEGs We all know the joy of finding THE pen that writes just how we like it. We also know the joy of finding gear that fits our carry to a T. But, sometimes it's difficult to find a tactical pen that meets both those...

Innovation Feature: StoneBlade Kiridashi Knife

Innovation Feature: StoneBlade Kiridashi Knife

She is beauty. She is grace. She is made in Canada. Wait. What? For all the Made in America enthusiasts out there, you'll have to forgive Empire Tactical USA—a made in the USA company— for the fact that this knife in particular is made in Canada. But, it's for good...

Innovation Feature: Mi Terro CDS

Innovation Feature: Mi Terro CDS

A good bag is an essential part of your everyday carry. It's the piece that can bring everything together and consolidate your gear into a manageable, compact, easy-to-grab survival pack. Assuming you're looking for a day-to-day bag (not something to manage Everest...

Innovation Feature: KLIP

Innovation Feature: KLIP

Simply put, KLIP is a titanium pocket knife and suspension hook. We love the minimal design and maximum quality of this little gadget. It's so badass; we really just can't get over it. Just look at this rendering—it's like beauty defined in a five second clip. This...

Innovation Feature: The LEDGE Slip-Joint Pocket Knife

Innovation Feature: The LEDGE Slip-Joint Pocket Knife

Earlier this week on our Gear Up! Show, we reviewed a tactical pen by StatGear so when we saw they also had an active Kickstarter campaign running, we knew we had to look into this gear innovation for ourselves. After consulting their consumers and learning exactly...

Innovation Feature: MOVA 3.0

Innovation Feature: MOVA 3.0

After last week's feature for the ski fanatics, we didn't want to leave our cyclists out to dry. We went searching for the latest cycling gear on the market and were blown away by the MOVA 3.0, a multi-functional cycling jacket....

Advice From The World’s Top Designers

Advice From The World’s Top Designers

de·sign /dəˈzīn/ the purpose, planning, or intention that exists or is thought to exist behind an action, fact, or material object What is design? We just defined it above, but what is it? Better yet—what makes a good design? Is it found in beauty? The use of clean...