All posts tagged design

I am Biking on My Bamboo Bike

Posted on September 23, 2013 at 9:50am by russs.net Comments Off
I am Biking on My Bamboo Bike

At last my bamboo bike is up and operational!  It took a little bit of time to transfer all the good components from my old bike to the new one.  Now, however, it is rocking and I am rolling!  HALLELUJAH.  My last bike’s frame was 3 inches too short (or rather I was 3 inches too tall for the largest […]

From Fabrication to Funeral

Posted on September 4, 2013 at 11:09am by russs.net Comments Off
From Fabrication to Funeral

I deeply excited by the designs that we have been coming up with here in Mt. Province. Purses made from wrappers, bamboo bikes, solar coke bottle chargers, Ecobricks, organic cement, glass bottle furniture and more.  Because I am based here in a small mountain village in the most humble province in the Philippines has been nothing short of revolutionary for […]

Tags made with Love

Posted on December 4, 2012 at 2:07pm by russs.net Comments Off
Tags made with Love

One thing that I am quite proud of about our Trashure bags is the tags. Our tags are each handmade and customized to each bag.  Because each bag is its own labour of love, and little miracle of recycling we can share its story by employing more folks to handwrite its story.

There is a vast surplus of labour, time and […]

Solar Shoulder Bag- Design v1

Posted on November 26, 2012 at 1:25pm by russs.net Comments Off
Solar Shoulder Bag- Design v1

It is a CRAZY idea… but I am going for it!

IMAGINE: A bag made from trash that is powered by green energy to charge your phone or tablet.

I have had the realization:  we can actually manufacturer these here in the villages, cheaper by half than the Chinese manufactured competition.   I’ve been working on the design for two weeks now.  The  […]