Best Camera Bag Award - and your help
This is Ian Millar again, founder of Shimoda Designs. I have some good news… we have been nominated for the Best Camera Bag award by www.Carryology.com in their annual ... Read more
EU Backers - The Boat Has Arrived
This Update is for our Backers who have been patiently waiting for the EU bound shipping container to arrive in the Netherlands. The boat has finally arrived!
Likely today... Read more
Good News for North American Backers
In New York, we received one of two containers last Friday and the next is due Monday or Tuesday. Some of the orders are being processed and some... Read more
What makes a Shimoda backpack different?
Inspired by my friends at Teton Bros (TB) Outerwear and their recent Best of Outdoor Retailer award (congrats Nori and Junko!), I thought I would share some info about... Read more
Inspection and Shipping Notes
Last weekend I visited China for the inspection of our first production run. I was extremely happy with the quality our factory is producing. Honestly, I have never... Read more
We did it!
It is officially a wrap! Shimoda’s first Kickstarter has successfully concluded.
The amount of support and positive energy has been overwhelming. I likely sound like a broken record by... Read more
The Last Day Is Here...
Today marks the last day of our Kickstarter campaign. It has been a really incredible experience. I would like to think I have made some new friends along the... Read more
If you are not aware, we only have 2 days left on our Kickstarter campaign. The campaign currently sits at 525% funded. This means every backpack kit purchased... Read more
Product Info and BTS videos from Levi Allen
I just want to share some videos that Levi Allen has been posting this week on his Leftcoast Youtube channel. Levi is part of Team Shimoda and creates fun... Read more
Free Rain Cover
We are just over a week away from wrapping up our first Kickstarter project. As you may know, we funded our campaign in the first 28 hours, and... Read more
We have had a lot of requests for more product images...
So, I have upload our studio catalog of images for your viewing.
I have also shot some... Read more
Early Bird Price Extension
We have decided to extend our Early Bird pricing on Pro and Master Kit’s. We had a few issues with Email collection from our landing page and were caught... Read more
The weekend is here and I am happy to report that we have reached 169% funding! Again, thank you for your contribution to our campaign, spreading the word... Read more
We did it...100% funded.
We did it… Shimoda is 100% funded (actually 120%) and officially a Kickstarter success. Adventure photography is about to get a whole lot more comfortable.
It's not over... Read more
71% - and Our First Update
This is Ian Millar, Founder of Shimoda Designs (although Designer and Brand Manager feels a little more appropriate for a title). As Founder, I am completely flattered by... Read more