ZIPPER BACKPACK

zipper-backpack

A sufficiently roomy backpack for the everyday."

The zipper backpack has a flat base like the shoulderbags and a slight taper which makes it great for smaller backs.

It also perfect for carrying a 13" laptop.

ZIPPER BACKPACK
with HAKEA (SLATE)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

Handprinted fabric by Ink & Spindle

Printed on 100% hemp upholstery base fabric, this design is a subtle fabric showing large hakea branches and flowers over a natural basecloth.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with BRACKEN (CHARCOAL)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

Handprinted fabric by Ink & Spindle

Printed on 100% hemp upholstery base fabric, this design is a versatile, understated fabric showing a large bracken fern design over a natural basecloth.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with WATERCOLOUR (CHARCOAL)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

Handprinted fabric by Lara Cameron of Ink & Spindle.

Printed on an 100% organic linen base fabric, this design is a limited edition of this brand new design featuring overlaid pixelated greyscale stripes .

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with SUPERB GREVILLEA (RASPBERRY)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

Handprinted fabric by Ink & Spindle

Printed on a heavy weight organic hemp base fabric, this design is a large scale layered design.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with SUPERB GREVILLEA (CHARCOAL)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

Handprinted fabric by Ink & Spindle

Printed on a heavy weight organic cotton and hemp upholstery base fabric, this design is a large scale layered design.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with CYCLIST TWEED (REFLECTIVE)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

A reflective tweed imported from Dashing Tweeds, UK

This is a unique fabric combining the understatement of traditional tweed with the performance of reflective 3M yarn.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with MUDDY (GROUP)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

A digitally printed illustrative design by Emma Kidd

Printed at the mattt SHOP on synthetic canvas.

This illustrative design shows a group of characters (possibly cats, horses, dogs or quite possibly a combination of these).

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with LEUCA @ 50% (GREY)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

A digitally printed design by Lara Cameron

Printed at the mattt SHOP on a heavyweight synthetic canvas, this is the first design created in two scales, 50% and 100%.

This vibrant pattern shows a layered floral design on a solid blue grey background.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with LEUCA @ 100% (GREY)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

A digitally printed design by Lara Cameron

Printed at the mattt SHOP on a heavyweight synthetic canvas, this is the first design created in two scales, 50% and 100%.

This vibrant pattern shows a layered floral design on a solid blue grey background.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with WRENS (INK BLUE)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

Handprinted fabric by Ink & Spindle.

Printed on an 100% hemp upholstery base fabric, this design features ink blue wrens on a natural background.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with ROUGH ROSE (BURNT)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

Handprinted design by Julie Paterson of Cloth, Sydney

Printed on 100% hemp upholstery base fabric, this vintage inspired design shows an oversize rose motif over an organic grid of loosely gridded lines.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with BIRCH FOREST (MARINE)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

Digitally printed design by Ink & Spindle

Printed inhouse at the mattt SHOP on a heavyweight synthetic canvas.

This vertical pattern shows a subtle birch forest and bird design on a watercolour background.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with BIRCH FOREST (OCHRE)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

Digitally printed design by Ink & Spindle

Printed inhouse at the mattt SHOP on a heavyweight synthetic canvas.

This vertical pattern shows a subtle birch forest and bird design on a watercolour background.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with BIRCH FOREST (SMOKEY)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

Digitally printed design Ink & Spindle

Printed inhouse at the mattt SHOP on a heavyweight synthetic canvas.

This vertical pattern shows a subtle birch forest and bird design on a watercolour background.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with BIRCH FOREST (RUBY)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

Digitally printed design by Ink & Spindle

Printed inhouse at the mattt SHOP on a heavyweight synthetic canvas.

This vertical pattern shows a subtle birch forest and bird design on a watercolour background.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with CUISENAIRE BLOCKS (FLAT)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

A digital fabric created by scanning cuisenaire rods.

Cuisenaire blocks (or rods) were originally an aid to teach mathematics in primary schools from the 1950s onwards.

Information about their inventor, Georges Cuisenaire in this wikipedia article.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with CUISENAIRE BLOCKS (GREEN)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

A digital fabric created by scanning cuisenaire rods.

Cuisenaire blocks (or rods) were originally an aid to teach mathematics in primary schools from the 1950s onwards.

Information about their inventor, Georges Cuisenaire in this wikipedia article.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with CUISENAIRE BLOCKS (SQUARE)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

A digital fabric created by scanning cuisenaire rods.

Cuisenaire blocks (or rods) were originally an aid to teach mathematics in primary schools from the 1950s onwards.

Information about their inventor, Georges Cuisenaire in this wikipedia article.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with MELBOURNE STREETMAP (COLOUR)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

A web generated design by Stamen, San Francisco

This series of designs have been generated using OpenStreetMap data and a watercolour effect developed by Stamen Design.

As they are opensource, web-generated designs it is possible to request a map of anywhere in the world. 

Map by Stamen, under OpenStreetMap, under CC BY SA.

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ZIPPER BACKPACK
with MELBOURNE STREETMAP (GREY)

$225.00

which equates to 30¢ a day over two years,
or 12¢ a day over five years of use

A web generated design by Stamen, San Francisco

This series of designs have been generated using OpenStreetMap data and a watercolour effect developed by Stamen Design.

As they are opensource, web-generated designs it is possible to request a map of anywhere in the world. 

Map by Stamen, under OpenStreetMap, under CC BY SA.

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"Received the bag and it is fantastic. It's my third bag of yours and I love them all. The quality has surpassed anything I have ever owned. Thank you for creating such a fantastic product, including my latest edition :)" 

Zipper Backpack - Cuisenaire Blocks (Green) - Kylie N

"Loving the bag! It's working really really well, the laptop and the few papers I need to carry (and occasionally a power pack) fits in really well. It's a great size, it forces me not to carry too much crap which is a good thing when carrying a laptop on your back. It is so easy now to carry my laptop to/from work which I do a few times a week on public transport. Thanks very much."

Zipper Backpack - Wattle Branch (Raspberry) - Katie

"Just writing to let you know that my backpack arrived and I couldn't be happier. Love the design (those birds are my favourite) and sturdy construction - will be using constantly over the summer."

Zipper Backpack - Wrens (Ink Blue) - Tracey M




Seatbelt webbing
50mm wide seatbelt webbing is used on the bag which is quadruple sewn into main seam and is fully adjustable. There is also a grab handle on the back of the bag.

YKK zippers
A heavy #8 zipper is used for the main compartment while #5 zippers are used for both the front and inside pockets.

Large full width zipper pocket
This pocket will fit an iPad and other items you'd like access to but still to be kept secure. It has a double slider zipper (like on a sleeping bag) so you can open the pocket from your preferred side (and padlocked if you're so inclined).

Feature fabric panel
The printed fabrics used in our bags are generally screenprinted or digitally printed on high quality upholstery baseclothes.

Side mounted backpack straps
As the straps are sewn into the side seams the backpack will always be quite comfortable and not dig into the hips or waist.

First internal pocket – mobile phone
A very handy pocket for a mobile phone (or pens, an ipod etc) is located just inside the main zipper. Will fit iPhone and other wider models.

Second internal pocket – zipper
Next to the mobile pocket is a recessed zipper pocket. This is great for passports, ipods and other bits and pieces.