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Alex Brown-Graham grew up on an orchard, and for some reason, from an early age had an appreciation of the simple, but extremely functional picking bags the pickers would carry. All day, these bags would be filled with pears and apples, then emptied, then filled again, over and over and over. Even though they were given very rough treatment, these bags would be fine and reliable season after season. This was because the bags followed very simple design principles. They were simple and uncomplicated. They were made to suit a task. They were made from quality materials. These basic ideas stuck in his mind and after studying Industrial Design, and applying them throughout a number of years in the furniture industry, have found their way into the bags he makes today....Alex began making bags in Melbourne about 7 years ago, and quickly found that people were looking for tough durable bags that could be used day after day, and still…

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  • Joined April 16, 2011

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Leather, canvas

About

Alex Brown-Graham grew up on an orchard, and for some reason, from an early age had an appreciation of the simple, but extremely functional picking bags the pickers would carry. All day, these bags would be filled with pears and apples, then emptied, then filled again, over and over and over. Even though they were given very rough treatment, these bags would be fine and reliable season after season. This was because the bags followed very simple design principles. They were simple and uncomplicated. They were made to suit a task. They were made from quality materials. These basic ideas stuck in his mind and after studying Industrial Design, and applying them throughout a number of years in the furniture industry, have found their way into the bags he makes today....Alex began making bags in Melbourne about 7 years ago, and quickly found that people were looking for tough durable bags that could be used day after day, and still look good after years of use...Hopefully, thats exactly what BROWNGRAHAM bags do.

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