Canvas pet toy bins with classic boat-tote styling

I have a love for tote bags. I’d say especially tote bags made with canvas. And I wanted to translate this affection for a utilitarian, elegantly-simple, classic staple into something for pets and the home. Being a fan of classic design, classic boat-tote styling is a big inspiration to me, and I incorporated this aesthetic into the canvas pet toy bin design. This foldover bin stores several (smaller-scaled) pet toys right on the floor, so pets can reach in and pull them out. The goal is to provide some flexible, pet-friendly organization in a simple, unobtrusive way. The contrasting base comes up from…

Why timeless design: a love letter to classic style

The faster life moves, the more I crave connections to the past — something with roots to ground me as today’s way of life whips me between shiny objects. To me, when things are designed with timeless style it helps provide that connection. I don’t care for trends that come and go, creating piles of low-quality, discarded possessions in their wake because we’re sick of them. Timeless design is something to be counted because it endures through the years, comforting us with stability and permanence. I haven’t always felt this way, or at least I haven’t always understood that I felt…