GIVE IT BAG
Unsere neuen Laptop Taschen

South Africa >> April 2011

Size: 13" & 15"

Behind every bag there is a desire, a sharing, long hours of washing, burning, varnishing, stitching. Choosing the laptop bags sizes, pushing the green touch further (they are 98% recycled), designing a functional, beautiful, sexy cover that will be resistant, easy to carry and slide into your (bigger) GIVE IT BAG was a real journey. And voila! The Laptop bags 13’’ and 15’’ have all the ingredients one would have dreamed of plus an extra argument on the tag: R349 for the Small Laptop Bag, R379 for the large one. It’s here, it’s hot off the design table and it’s waiting for you!

les 3 suisse - collection malunga

France >> April 2011

Ethic Chic

The collaboration with French in-mail order catalog Les 3 SUISSES took off last month celebrating women around the world hand in hand with UNRIC. GIVE IT BAG has hit the country of Haute Couture along with the collection Malunga. Check this beautiful video: http://bit.ly/gkAk2M to see the message behind the collection. As Regina Borth says it: “it’s not just a bag. It’s really not ‘just’ a bag.”

Design Indaba Expo 2011

South Africa >> February 2011

Trade Show in Cape Town

Et voila! The Design Indaba closed its doors on the 27th of February and what a grand gathering it was! GIVE IT BAG was proudly on the Cape Town Tourism stand, with Les 3 Suisses and the Collection Malunga at the CTFC multi-talents exhibition and in the Craft alley where we received incredible feedback and support from GIVE IT BAG long-time lovers, new comers, TV journalists, magazines and curious wanderers (http://www.xymara.com/index/events/Reviews/23543/design-indaba-expo-review.htm). Thank you to all of you who came to buy, look, share a good-heart story or simply a smile! See you next year!

GIVE IT BAG auf SABC3

South Africa >> November 2010

With FRESHLEYGROUND on EXPRESSO
GIVE IT BAG on supreme master tv

Worldwide >> October 2010

GIVE IT BAG on Supreme Master TV
Rocking the Daisies

South Africa >> October 2010

Rock´n Roll and recycle
earthdance

South Africa >> September 2010

Environ-Mentaly-Friendly at the Festival
mingus

Cape Town >> 03.09.2010

Album Launch

It was a warm night in Cape Town. And it was even warmer at Zula Bar, Long Street. The place was jammed and the stage was set. High heels, cool hoodies, baggy pants and skinny tiny skirts crowded the room. Blacks, whites and coloured faces, laughter, hip-moves and wild kisses, everybody was waiting for the live music to start. Blu & Exile from Los Angeles, landed in the Mother City for one night of absolute Hip Hop music. In first part of the concert, a South African Hip Hop celebrity, Mingus (a.k.a. X the 24th Letter) walked on stage, a GIVE IT BAG Red Horse on his side, ready to heat up the show. And Oh Boy, he did! With his amazing energy, strong writing, a voice impeccably singing his frustrations and views on life, Mingus absolutely rocked the room. On stage, behind the mic, there was an incredible artist and his rather stunning GIVE IT BAG!
Mingus will be releasing his second album “Beneath the Underdog” very soon. Check out his page for more info: www.myspace.com/mingushiphop

Decorex Joburg

Johannesburg >> 05.08. - 09.08.2010

Presented by the CCDI

GIVE IT BAG has been selected by the CCDI (Craft & Design Institute) to be part of their beautiful, elegant, “by the beach” shop. Go and spoil yourself!
>> Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, Johannesburg

MESSE DATEN

Germany >> JULY / AUGUST 2010

Munich, Hamburg, Frankfurt

KAPWORKS presents GIVE IT BAG on 3 Tradeshows in Germany. Don´t miss this beautiful opportunity to discover the new GIVE IT BAG collection, come spoil yourself and share the load!
TRENDSET Munich >> 10.07.-12.07.2010 >> Halle C3 >> Stand D44 ///
EARLY BIRD, Hamburg >> 31.07.-02.08.2010 >> Halle A4, Design Insel >> Stand 34 ///
TENDENCE, Frankfurt >> 27.08.-31.08.2010 >> Loft Halle 11.0 >> Stand F55

Cape Creative Exhibition

Greenpoint >> 10.06.-18.07.2010

Pop Up Store Gallery
LAID BAG

Cape Town >> 2010

Stop Motion about LAID BAG made by Casey Bertie
exhibition

Cape Town >> 14.3.2010-14.05.2010

Spier Contemporary 2010 // OPEN FOR ART
TRADE SHOW

Cape Town >> 25.02.2010-28.02.2010

Design Indaba

It was our third time being at the DESIGN INDABA and the feeback was stunning. We launched our new products while keeping the classics: Wine Cooler, Laundry Bag, Shoulder Bag, Surfboard Bag and our new member in the family: LAID BAG - re-used coffee bags filled with our precious off cuts from GIVE IT BAG.

EXHIBITION

Palazzo Dalla Rosa Prati / Parma / Italy >> December 2009

Exhibition about recycled Art & Design
EXHIBITION

Durban / South Africa >> 06.12.2009-10.01.2010

A DESIGNER CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION

KZNSA gallery shows the broad wealth of craft and design in South Africa, with a special emphasis on local production. Participants have been selected because of their ability to transform traditional and contemporary materials into unique objects of function and beauty. (www.kznsagallery.co.za)

The Mobile Boutique

Cape Town >> Every Friday

Design at the Old Biscuit Mill

After hour shopping in Woodstock on Friday nights with DJ´s, Food and the best young Designers in town (6pm-11pm).

Rocking The Daisies

Darling / South Africa >> 09.-11.10.2009

Be a GREEN rocker!

GIVE IT BAG supports the "green aspect" of this fabulous festival by encouraging festival goers to be responsible with their waste (www.rockingthedaisies.com).

GIVE IT BAG @ URBAN

South Africa >> Sommer 2009

GIVE IT BAG in shops nationwide

GIB designed an exclusive range of bags for URBAN's 2009 summer collection.

ON AIR

South Africa >> 27.06.2009

GIVE IT BAG on SABC3

GIVE IT BAG was featured on "The Power Within" on SABC 3. Regina Borth
of GIVE IT BAG talks about the project and its significance.

EXHIBITION

OpenLab 03 / Design Quarter / Joburg >> 11.04.2009 - 03.05.2009

Addictlab's temporary Lab Space.

The international creative think tank Addictlab has partnered up with the Design Quarter in Johannesburg to set up its next ‘Open Lab’. The temporary space will show a selection of South African creative talent to Design Quarter’s large audience, but also create unique brainstorming possibilities for third parties interested in new concepts & ideas (11.04.2009 - 03.05.2009).

ON THE ROAD

Showroom / Cape Town >> Since March 2009

Part of the DESIGN ROUTE

The Design Indaba Expo 2009 saw the launch of the first Cape Town Design Route, in collaboration with Cape Town Tourism and the Cape Town Partnership. Now tourists and design fanatics can enjoy the high-quality creativity on offer at the Design Indaba Expo, all-year round. (www.capetownpartnership.co.za)

NEW CAMPAIGN

Cape Town >> Since March 2009

GIVE IT BAG posters and postcards

These are the images of the current GIVE IT BAG campaign. Available as posters and postcards.

TRADE SHOW

DESIGN INDABA / CAPE TOWN >> 27.02.2009 - 01.03.2009

International Design Fair in Cape Town

GIVE IT BAG is the second time part of the DESIGN INDABA and presents the first time their new products. Furthermore we support the project BARE-FOOTBALL: we provide them with our polypropylen-off-cuts and they produce footballs out of it! Datum: 27.02.2009 - 01.03.2009 / Stand: E46, E48 / www.designindaba.com

SHOOTING

Cape Town >> 15.02.2009

GIVE IT BAG shooting with Casey Bertie

The Design Indaba 2009 in Cape Town was the platform to launch our new photo campaign which was shoot by local photographer Casey Bertie.
We shoot in specifically chosen sites in and around Cape Town and casted our models on the street, looking for unsual, unique, individual characters which mirror the attributes of our bags. We would like to thank all special people who were chosen and also Francien van Eck (Production) and Nici Watson (Styling).

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