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Blauvent at Carryology

Five minutes with Carryology! I’ve been answering some questions for this cool site about better ways to carry.


1 – What key insights drive your stuff?
Agility, freshness and imagination, a sense of beauty and a love for nature.
Our project is respectful with people and the environment. We recycle paragliders and we make our bags out of them. Each bag is unique as each pattern is adapted to the nicest section of the paraglider. They are all individually handmade and produced in the region of Alicante, Spain.
So far our main clients are people into paragliding. However, Blauvent’s collection adapts itself perfectly into a fashion environment, since it is carefully designed, has a strong concept and implies a lot of research. At the same time it is versatile enough to fit into an urban, cosmopolitan style, as well as in sport, leisure and outdoor activities.

2 – Who else is doing rad things in the world of carry and why do you think they’re important?
I quite like what And Wander does, essentially they work with creativity. As an international well-established brand, and with regard to the quality of the products, I love Yoshida Porter. I keep an eye on brands such as GoLite, Granite Gear, Arc’teryx…and other outdoor ones. I enjoy seeing how they keep on developing special details and apply technical solutions into their products to make the user’s experience more satisfying.

3 – Are there any things other brands do that you think are great or could be improved?
There are loads of great brands and products, but still the percentage of interesting things is very tiny. The market is full of plain products, opportunistic brands, fashion tendencies and lack of poetry.

4 – What’s next for you guys?
Take the marketing seriously and arrive to people. Make a big effort into the marketing side so that Blauvent can get a wider audience.

5 – What do you carry daily and how?
I normally carry a ”Saco Backpack” which is very useful as a 24h bag. A ”Draped Bag” to go to the gym. A ”Companion Backpack” when I go hiking and a ”Bunny Tote” to go to the beach.
All my bags are filled with utility pockets…”Dry Sac S” for the smartphone and headphones, a ”Mini Wallet” for the money and stuff, a ”Dry Sac M” for an extra sweater inside, a ”Dry Sac L” for the camera and lenses. An ”Inner Pocket” for my cosmetics, a ”Sac Roulé” for the toothpaste and brush. And a ”Pen Pouch” for my nibs and pencil. I carry quite a lot of weight and all sorts of stuff with me most of the time.
Beside my desk at the studio there is always a ”Docs Wallet” to keep safe my notebook, cards, and important documents.

Check the Five Minutes with Blauvent here.

New website!

We are happy to annunce that Blauvent has moved to this new and lovely site.
Designed and programmed by our hero Iván Candela.

Enhanced by a Responsive Web Design, the information it is shown clean and clear by huge images, making the whole structure and navegation easy and friendly also at phones and pads. There is a new outlet space and we are able to make discounts and promotions. Now also in english, spanish, german and catalan.

Another Something & Company

I’ve been getting lost through AnotherSomething notes, weblog about the beauty of cultures, creativity and elegance. By Joachim Baan, dutch graphic designer and photographer, working under the name AnotherCompany and operating in art, fashion, graphic, interior design and communication.
Too good.

Glad to be another note on this pretty and selective place 😉
Truly inspiring.


Recently I have been looking so much into the tumblr platform.
There are 4 blogs I had fallen in love totally… and I’d like to share them with you. Time to talk about inspiration!

Marvin Ogger
The personal blog of Marvin, my favorite paraglider athlete.

Hygge and Sisu
A charming compilation of things, smart, poethic, solid, I love to get lost onto his blog.

Kimhwan’s Diary
He is one of my references… Hwan Kim, artist based in Korea.

A compendium of observations and meditations, evokes to me another world and time, to dream.

The Flying Effect

Life is great, last days I had the chance to spend some time with Ása, from The Flying Effect… She came to fly in Alicante.

I’ve been following The Flying Effect from a couple of years now. Since I discover them I have fallen in love with their project, their minds and their way of being. Here a little note from 2009 inside Blauvent Archives.

I invite you all to know more about The Flying Effect and about their never-ending trips. Follow their articles and their news on Facebook.

We were very happy to have Ása flying with us, wondering when she will be back, and hopefully next time with Anita as well. Happy lifts and long flights to these powerful and insatiable travelers.

(photos from their Facebook fan page)