This is a Pencil Case.
Created by a Senior designer and an established illustrator from Copenhagen Denmark.
The Way Back When pencil case is a lovechild from us to creatives everywhere. It combines functionality with stylish timeless design and practicality. It is made in thick full grain leather that comes in natural brown or black.
To get this show on the road we will start out with letting you choose which colour we should make. Brown or black? During the campaing everybody can vote on the facebook page.
Click the picture above or HERE to go to petition.
The pencil case has the size of a small book and fits perfectly into most bags.
The Way Back When pencil case contains 20 elastic sleeves that stretch to fit almost everything. The two extra straps are made for your eraser and pencil sharpener—or whatever you bring with you that is thicker than your average drawing tools.
Our goal with the Way Back When pencil case is to create a stylish yet simple and sturdy product. A piece of timeless Danish design that can stand the test of time and use. Whether you’re looking for an elegant way to carry your art supplies, tools, makeup, lockpicks or your kids' collection of precious twigs, the Way Back When pencil case is the right choice for you.
What is a pencil without paper?
Designed as matching companion pieces for the Way Back When pencil case come the WBW notebooks.
Constructed to fit perfectly in the two pockets directly accessible behind your art tools, your sketchbooks are always close. As creatives we find that the best ideas often come from sketching ideas on real paper. Get a break from all the screens and typing in your life and take the power back with 3 different notebooks. Each book comes with a strong kraft paper cover with the Way Back When logo printed on front. Contains 40 pages in 3 different styles.
As a default you get 3 notebooks for free when you order one pencil case. But we know the importance of not running out of paper when you have got that creative itch that needs scratching. That's why you can order additional notebooks at a competitive price. The notebooks assure that you always have a convenient way to keep track of your thoughts on the go.
The Side Pocket
In our daily life it can be hard to keep track of all the little big things. A shopping list, a business card or a picture of that special somebody. The Way Back When pencil case sports a convenient side pocket for all that—and more.
About the Team
Emil Landgreen is a user and abuser of pencils, brushes, drumsticks and everything else you can toss around to create artworks of beauty and despair. He is a true autodidact who does illustration and animation for a living and he play drums to keep himself sane. Today he is one of the leading illustrators in Denmark and an illustrator and art director within the realm of fantasy- and children books, computer games and miscellaneous illustrations with a sense of wonder. In his spare time he catches up with his experimental rock band, his wife and his two kids and the great outdoors. He brings his sketchpad and pencils everywhere he goes and knows the importance of having a pencil case that can withstand the graft. Creating Way Back Then was a natural extension of his way of living and creating.
Lars Nielsen is the handyman on the team. He is a sailor by heart and prefers to build everything from scratch so he can get it exactly how he wants it. He sees every practical problem is a challenge and has been working with all materials imaginable: Wood, steel, plastic, ice cream and now leather. He is formally trained in furniture design at The Royal Danish Design School and has had a career as a senior designer at one of the biggest, most innovative and most respected Danish international brands. But long office hours put too many constraints on his vivid imagination, so he started out for himself doing what he loves most: creating new things from scratch and now he is working on a whole range of projects: From Way Back Then to sustainable Christmas decorations. He knows his way around the prototype workshop and is an experienced product designer. When he is not busy developing new ideas he is building his own houseboat and taking care of his family. Emil and Lars believe that their joint expert knowledge in taking ideas from the initial concept phase, optimize them for production and get them out in the world will benefit their start up idea: Way Back Then.
Danna is our production and quality expert. She has an eye for detail and has been in charge of production schedule and quality of hundreds of products. She can make sure our wild ideas and designs are actually possible to make and she will make sure that we will keep our promises regarding both quality and delivery time.
Ready for your Christmas presents!
Risks and challenges
We will be in close collaboration with experienced manufacturers in the leather accessory industry, working closely with trusted partners to ensure smooth delivery. Despite our planning, there are situations that could arise over which we have no real control. If there are any blips along the way, we'll be sure to keep you updated. Please remember that some countries have slower customs than others. Also, you will be responsible for any applicable duty/VAT charges. Thank you for your support!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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