In South Africa we are used to seeing Pretoria Portland Cement bags piled high on the back of trucks, lyeing in a pile of building rubble, beside the road…
The story about how the PPC Cement Laptop Bag came to be is rather straight forward > I was at a shoe factory ordering shoes (pumps to be specific) one random day and they were showing me how they made them. Part of the procedure is to fuse the desired outer fabric to a cotton […]
Since introducing the laptop bag I have discovered that a lot of people have 17″ laptops (and not all of them creatives as I would have thought). The main reason I have not made one before is becuase two cement packaging bags need to be cut open and used becuase the 15″ pattern JUST fits […]
Last week Monday Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille and Mayor, Patricia de Lille were presented with Wren PPC Cement Laptop Bags when the Mayor handed over the World Design Capital 2014 bid book to the Premier. Cape Town’s bid is the first by an African city and we are running against 53 cities from 24 […]
‘All in a day’ Botcem PPC Cement Laptop Bag ‘Taking a break’ Rapo PPC Cement Laptop Bag ‘At full speed’ Opc PPC Cement Laptop Bag ‘Men at work’ Surebuild PPC Cement Laptop Bag – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]
On Friday Ricardo Van Lingen – photographer (standing on the ladder above), Rodrigue Porquet (shading under the embrela below) – model, Michael Thomson (drawing below) – artist and me, Wendren – directing (taking the photograph), created the scene for the PPC Cement Laptop Bag Photoshoot. The concept was “to play” between 2D and 3D, static […]
Instead of the fabric labels the PPC Cement Laptop Bags now have a fabric bonded paper label that is stitched onto the strap.
If you could not decide between the black OPC or the red Surebuild PPC Cement Laptop Bag then the RAPO bag is your answer. The RAPO PPC Cement Laptop bag is a mix with the text red and the background black. I think it looks very cool. The inside instructions have changed a bit – […]