I am not another smug canvas bag

Ah the canvas tote bag: at first you charmed us, but now you’re really quite annoying. Ad agency TBWAVancouver has the answer to all that screenprinted smuggery

Ah the canvas tote bag: at first you charmed us, but now you’re really quite annoying. Ad agency TBWAVancouver has the answer to all that screenprinted smuggery

As Dmitri Siegel pointed out over at Design Observer (in an article that was reprinted in CR) the green credentials of the canvas tote aren’t as clear cut as first imagined. So TBWA’s tongue-in-cheek range of Eco Bags come as a bit of a breath of fresh air.

Some of the designs celebrate the pursuits of right-thinking individuals, but that’s right as in politics not correctness. Such as everyone’s favourite landscape activist, the good ol’ logger

The joys of a spot of hunting

Those diesel drinking kings of the road, truckers

And the kind of car Prius-drivers really wish they owned

The bags are available to order here

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