About this project
Vandra | The world's safest backpack by Casten Design
Vandra is all that You need to keep your things organized and safe. Vandra protects your personal belongings against falls, shocks and is water-repellent. You can also secure your Vandra backpack with a locking cable and locate it using a tracking device and app. Vandra even charges your phone when the battery is empty!
- Safety Features
- Anti Shock/fall protection
- Lost & Found tracking
- Theft-proof lock + wire
- Strong YKK zippers
- Durable design & fabrics
- Traffic safety reflector strips
- Hidden zippers and secret pockets
- Extra Features
- USB charging port
- Convertible from backpack to sling pack
- Sunglass Holder
- Easy Access Card Holder
- Office and Sport compartments
- Easy expandable front
- Weight balance
- Waist strap
Casten Design is Scandinavian, so we aim to be clever and thoughtful. We created Vandra with a vision to make modern life easier and keep your belongings safe.
We spent 15 months researching, designing, testing, to create Vandra. Now we want your help to bring Vandra to market. See our pledge packages to find the Vandra so suit you best and make a pledge today.
"- When you go to swim or to the gym your things get damp or dirty. You don't want to put them in the same compartment as your laptop and paperwork. We gave Vandra separate compartments for office and sports. - Gustaf @ Casten Design"
Vandra is your squire. In the Middle Ages, a squire was the armor-bearer for a knight. He protected his master's equipment, organised it and kept it clean and safe. Today, Vandra acts as your valet-squire by keeping your things organised and tidy. helping you locate and secure them and providing an emergency charge for your phone, too!
Separate compartments of the bag for office and sports that you won't find anywhere else!
Vandra's front compartment is expandable. You can make it bigger to contain more sports gear.
Convert Vandra from backpack to a sling-backpack.
When you carry your Vandra no one can open the zippers from outside. Vandra features a hidden easy-access pocket to hold your passport, wallet or smartphone.
Lockable zippers, to prevent thieves from getting to your valuables in public places.
Easy access card holder at the left carry strap for convenience.
Vandra features Trolley handle strap with easy access to the hidden pocket to hold your passport, wallet or smartphone.
Vandra's front compartment is expandable.
Vandra protects your personal belongings against falls and shocks with a patent pending anti shock protection system.
Casten Design is a Scandinavian design company, from Stockholm and based in Hong Kong. Our passion is to create sustainable useful everyday products with great innovative design.
Gustaf Casten founded Casten Design. Gustaf, got the idea for Vandra after dropping his backpack and breaking his laptop. Gustaf like to unwind at gym or at the hiking trails after days at the office. He determined to create a backpack to gadgets, but also make room for wet sports gear.
"- Vandra comes with a patent-pending shock protection system, and a secure waist strap to protect it from bumping."
We began creating Vandra 15 months ago. The goal was to create the world safest, backpack - versatile and with great design. A backpack that you bring to the office in the morning and to the gym in the afternoon. An tough, elegant unisex item which looks good for all occasions.
Casten Design's team is Gustaf, concept designer and Vinson, the technical designer. Casper, Emil, Melissa, Gini, Ana and SiuFai all part of the creation of Vandra, Together they made sure all features and functions are in one backpack. That's Vandra. Buy Vandra to protect your belongings - or for a friend or family member for Xmas!
Risks and challenges
Establishing a sustainable design. Sourcing the correct fabric, insuring quality and the accessories required to make Vandra. Finding a reliable manufacturing partner. These were some of the challenges we faced to bring you Vandra. We selected a reliable manufacturer, in business for 15 years. We assigned third party quality control, to ensure products get shipped in prime condition.
We made agreements with two freight forwarder for the fulfillment of rewards. To help avoid delivery challenges, we ask you to provide a complete address and let us know if your address changes.
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