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Vivax / Backpack


Vivax is an innovative spin on a traditional urban accessory, the backpack. Designed to open a world of new usage possibilities, Vivax is equipped with a wooden panel that transforms the user's lap into a portable work station. Thanks to a unique strap system, the panel can be adjusted to accommodate: a bike helmet in the fold-out pocket behind it, storing a blanket for a hike, or removed entirely to be used as a tray for a picnic. To be Eco-friendly, the shapes cut out of the panel for lightness are stacked together to make the top handle for the bag. This handle also serves as a strong magnetic closure for the bag's rolling top.


The Cooper Union

The Cooper Union
New York, United States

Victor Sylva,
The Cooper Union