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Melina Is a Tent You Can Wear as a Backpack

Melina Is a Tent You Can Wear as a Backpack

Designed to give wearers the ability to create their own personal space in an urban environment, David Shatz's Melina is a backpack that transforms into a single person tent using a clever accordion-style folding mechanism. Details about the project are scarce, but we do know tha...

The Casper Mattress Is Engineered for Outrageous Comfort

The Casper Mattress Is Engineered for Outrageous Comfort

When you sleep soundly, you feel like you can conquer the world. So what if you could do that every night? You can with the Casper mattress, which has been obsessively engineered for outrageous comfort. The mattress, which is the most awarded mattress of the decade, will deliver the sleep you’ve been desperately craving by combining springy, hypoallergenic latex with high-density memory foam. You can even try the Casper mattress for 100 nights and return it for a full refund if you don’t love it. Plus, Cool Material readers can save $50 on the mattress with code CM50. It’s time to get better sleep.

Octovo's Minimal Backpack

Octovo's Minimal Backpack

Depending on what you're looking for in a backpack, you can do everything from carry an entire day's worth of groceries with a twelver to an entire day's worth of remote work essentials, but it's difficult to do it stylishly. Backpacks are either too big, too colorful or too remi...

The North Face Access Pack

The North Face Access Pack

The North Face is probably best known for their fantastic jackets and all-weather gear, but the brand is branching out later this year with the Access Pack. The bag that includes multiple patent-pending features has plenty of things worth looking for in a bag. The main compartmen...

Tessel Supply Jet Pack 2.0 Backpack

Tessel Supply Jet Pack 2.0 Backpack

When Tessel Supply's Jet Pack Backpack came out a few years ago, we were immediately impressed with the fact that it perfectly toed the line between professional and fun. We were disappointed there weren't any rocket boosters, but it more than made up for it with the design, styl...

Cocoon's GRID-IT Backpack Organizes All Your Gear

Cocoon's GRID-IT Backpack Organizes All Your Gear

In case you're not familiar with Cocoon's GRID-IT system, it's essentially a series of interconnected and overlapping straps designed to stretch and hold an entire trip worth of gear in an organized fashion. One GRID-IT will hold a camera, portable hard drive, chargers, tools, co...

Star Wars x Nixon Boba Fett A-10 Backpack

Star Wars x Nixon Boba Fett A-10 Backpack

Nixon's Star Wars Collection featured a bunch of watches based on Dark Side characters that were equal parts Star Wars and Nixon while still being both stylish and functional. There are some new additions to the collection, including this A-10 Backpack that would probably have be...

Betabrand's New Pack Fits Under Your Jacket

Betabrand's New Pack Fits Under Your Jacket

Betabrand has introduced some quirky, downright ridiculous, products over the years, but they're all based on some sort of need. The Under-The-Jack Pack is no different, and it's downright ingenious. The inspiration behind Under-The-Jack came from one of the designer / developers...

Topo Designs Mountain Pack

Topo Designs Mountain Pack

Your standard backpack isn't durable enough for the outdoors, and your average camping pack is a bit too utilitarian for everyday use. With that in mind, Topo Designs created the Mountain Pack. Durable and lightweight enough to take hiking or climbing, yet attractive enough to us...

Aer Fit Pack

Aer Fit Pack

Trying to squeeze the gym in before, during or after a day at the office can be easier said than done on account of you need different clothes and shoes. San Francsico based Aer set out to create a gym/work bag designed for the city, and they succeeded with the Fit Pack. Inspired...

Hunter Backpacks Protect Your Gear From The Elements

Hunter Backpacks Protect Your Gear From The Elements

You're already familiar with Hunter even if you don't know it. The brand has been churning out those iconic Wellington Boots since the 1800s. Now they've taken their waterproofing know-how and applied it to keeping your gear safe from the elements. Their new collection of backpac...

VSSL Supplies Is Your Survival Kit In a Tube

VSSL Supplies Is Your Survival Kit In a Tube

When packing your bag for an outdoor excursion, it can be easy to stuff it until the zipper pops with gear you might need in an emergency. In an effort to pare down the necessities, VSSL created this Supplies cylinder. Each is made from seamless extruded military specification an...