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Charlie Sorrel: The Franklin Tote is the "George Clooney" of Bags
To appreciate Charlie Sorrel's metaphor, you'll need to get your hands on a Franklin Tote. In his Cult of Mac review of the bag, he refers to the fine workmanship...
New! Solo now fits 15" MacBook Pro Retina & Indy fits the 13" MBP Retina
As Apple refreshes its MacBook Pro Retina product line to include faster processing and more memory, WaterField Designs also refreshes its popular Outback Solo and Indy bag lines to comfortably fit...
Cycle Ride Pouch
New! A cycling toolkit for tools + phone that fits in your jersey pocket
Sometimes it's just easier and more convenient to have all your cycling essentials in one spot. No fussing around with a tool pouch attached to your frame; your phone stuffed...
Staad Backpack review
Making the daily commute easier to manage
The Chicago Tribune's Life & Style staff recently tested bags that would make commuting (walking + public transportation) a bit easier to manage.  Their criteria:  big enough to hold a...
Smartphone screen breakability
iPhone 5s vs. Galaxy S5: Square Trade's Breakability Face-off
Tech Columnist Dan Tynan's recent report "WATCH: Which Smartphone is Tougher? Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Apple iPhone 5s" takes a deep dive into Square Trade's Breakabiity Faces-off between the iPhone 5s...
Turn your tablet bag into an everyday bag
The great thing about WaterField Designs bags and cases is that they do double duty—once they're done carrying your tablet, laptop, gear and accessories, they can be used as a...
iPad case Outback Solo
Stash your iPad in the Outback Solo for traveling this summer
A customer visiting Gardens by the Bay in Singapore shared the convenience of traveling with her iPad to access travel apps instead of taking along the usual guidebook. Using the...
WaterField leather tote
The Franklin Tote - a tribute to Ben & American Made
"The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten" - Benjamin Franklin Even good ol' Ben would approve of the construction of the Franklin...
American Made. We wouldn't go anywhere else.
WaterField Designs is a San Francisco original. We've designed and manufactured bags and cases right here in our backyard since 1998.  Gary Waterfield started the company with a business philosophy...
Surface Pro 3 bags & cases
New! Get your BEST Surface Pro 3 Cases right here!
The Muzetto, long a customer-favorite, has a size that will fit Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 very well. To herald the arrival of Microsoft's latest tablet entry, WaterField Designs has a...
The "Duffelgänger" - A short story
Flush from winning the 2014 Ohlone College High School Theater Festival Competition in Film with their "Doppelgänger" entry, the impressarios behind Moral Compass followed up their act with "The Duffelgänger",...
Bitcoin + Google Glass + WaterField Muzetto?
Recognize that bag the protestor is carrying? And, is that a Google Glass? Although somewhat dated, we thought we'd share this little tidbit.  Protesters sit at the Bitcoin exchange, Mt....
Father's Day duffel bag
Father's Day is June 15
There's still time to find just the right gift for Dad. Impress him with WaterField Designs bags and cases to carry all his digital gear and assorted belongings.  Stumped for...
Today's new Cargo Pants + Cargo Bag = More Pockets
The Cargo pants are making a comeback with new sophisticated cuts according to this Wall Street Journal article: "In the cargo craze of the 90s, cargo pants were rough, tough, and...
Apple's newest hardware gets its own case
Now you can take your Mac Pro from home to office or vice versa with WaterField Designs' new Mac Pro Go case. By making the super powerful computer more portable, folks...
New WaterField Designs website
Dear Folks...it's a new site!
After much work and testing by our Ambassadors, we are ready to share with you our new site! It is mobile-ready so you no longer have to squint and pinch...
Apple WWDC14
Take your Mac Pro to the Apple WWDC14
For folks attending the Apple World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco this week, there's no need to leave behind their new Mac Pros. They can take all that power...