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The Everyday Messenger: A Bag For Cameras & Essential Carry

A project in by Peak Design

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Beautiful, intelligent, adaptable. The Everyday Messenger is more than just an innovative camera bag. It’s a giant leap for bag-kind.
Backers: 17029
Average Pledge Per Backer: $286

Funded: $4,869,472 of $100,000
Dates: Jul 22nd -> Sep 20th (60 days)
Project By: Peak Design
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January 11th - via:
“They get our backers really excited,” says Adam Saraceno, the company’s marketer. “They give us another opportunity or topic for us to talk to them about, another story to tell.” (Read More)

Peak Design on Using Kickstarter: We Essentially Consider It a Third Sales Channel for Us

January 4th - via:
This past summer, California startup, Peak Design, took to crowdfunding giant Kickstarter to raise only $100,000 for its fifth project, The Everyday Messenger. (Read More)

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Peak Design Everyday Messenger bag Raises Over $4.8 Million Via Kickstarter (video)

September 21st - via:
Peak Design has now finished their latest Kickstarter campaign which was started to fund the new Everyday Messenger gadget and camera bag (Read More)

$4M, more gear to fill your bag, a 48-hour reminder, and join us for the big countdown!

September 18th - via:
We know we just posted an update 2 days ago, so we're going to be short and sweet with this one. $4 MILLION BUCKSWith just 48 hours left in this project we're celebrating our $4 million milestone. THANK YOU, BACKERS. This project has garnered nearly... (Read More)

An update on production, a final hangout, and your last chance to get The PD Dream Pack.

September 16th - via:
With just 4 days left in this crazy campaign, we've got some news to share that will surely leave you stoked. And if you're already stoked, it may very well increase your level of stokedness to max stokage, in which case you should immediately high... (Read More)

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September 14th - via:
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SlideLITE, our mirrorless camera strap, is HERE. Plus, comments from the peanut gallery.

September 4th - via:
Happy Friday, Shabbat Shalom, and here's to a non-laborious Labor Day. To kick your holiday weekend off right, we've got some more big news for y'all. Sit down and get your diapers on (particularly if you're a baby or easily excitable) and listen up,... (Read More)

Introducing CaptureLENS and Lens Kit, only available for pre-order on Kickstarter. See it live in tomorrow's hangout!

August 27th - via:
For awhile we've been beating around the bush in regards to what's up our product development sleeve. Well, today we come clean. We're proud to introduce CaptureLENS and Lens Kit, 2 new products that we think are the best camera lens carry and... (Read More)

New stuff to wet your whistle! Awesome Field Pouch updates, more Heritage Tan pics, and a little sumptin' sumptin' extra on the way...

August 19th - via:
We hit $2 million in funding this weekend! We are beyond excited and absolutely head over heels grateful to all of our backers. You guys brought this company to life 5 years ago, and you continue to inspire us to to keep doing what we do today. 2... (Read More)

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August 14th - via:
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Fill your bag: Beautiful, intelligently-designed, Kickstarter-funded everyday carry.

August 11th - via:
And now for something completely different. It's ultralight. It's useful. It's Art. Available in Designer Beige and Surfer Tan. You've got yourself an Everyday Messenger coming to you later this year, and we bet you're pretty darn excited about it.... (Read More)


August 11th - via:
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New messenger samples in both colors! Luggage and tripod solutions! Bus tour videos and upcoming dates!

August 10th - via:
My goodness, do we have a lot to cover. We've got some major design and prototyping progress to share down below. But first, let's just reflect: WHAT A GREAT DAY FOR EXCLAMATION POINTS!!!!!!Just as our head designer (Art) and operations manager... (Read More)

Try out an Everyday Messenger in a city near you. For reals.

July 31st - via:
The whole point of this Kickstarter is to bring a killer new messenger bag to life. Hence we do the very best we can to make sure our backers are familiar with every single nook and cranny of this thing. And let us ask you this: what better means of... (Read More)

Top spot on Product Hunt? Color survey results. Drone-spiration.

July 30th - via:
HEYO! It's Friday. Let's get to it. HELP US GET TO #1 ON PRODUCT HUNT If you want to help us in 20 seconds or less, please click the image above and upvote The Everyday Messenger. ProductHunt is a community we frequent (typically when waiting for... (Read More)

Early Color Preference Survey (for planning purposes)

July 29th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

$1 Million and counting! Answers to your questions. And, come hangout!

July 24th - via:
Holy moly. In less than 4 days The Everyday Messenger hit the $1 Million mark on Kickstarter. Unbelievable. Thank you for your amazing support! Getting down to business, we've had tons of questions and we've spent the weekend writing up tons of... (Read More)

We're stunned. Here's a new video.

July 23rd - via:
Our heads haven't even hit the pillows here and we've already met our funding goal...three times over. We are absolutely stunned. Thank you. Thank you for believing in us once again. We'll keep this update short and sweet, and leave you with a brand... (Read More)

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