Monthly Archives: October 2019
Posted: October 20, 2019
Join us each month as we interview the designer behind some of our favorite Pad & Quill products. We'll talk design process, usability and more. Read on to hear about the Gladstone Leather Duffel bag.
This month Pad and Quill is giving plenty of love to the Gladstone Leather Duffle Bag. As both a functional duffle and leather laptop bag, it's the best of both worlds and can easily transfer from boardroom to business class with ease. We sat down with Brian, founder and designer of the bag, to learn about the inspiration behind the design.
What was your inspiration for the leather duffle bag?
I'll always remember weekends up north with the family. We were 2 years into making leather laptop bags at PQ when I looked around and realized I did not have a duffle to carry anything in. I literally carried my stuff in a brown paper grocery bag. That was the
Posted: October 15, 2019
Join our founder Brian weekly, as he writes up his babbles, musings and thoughts from life as a father, entrepreneur and tech enthusiast. Read on to hear more from the life of the Pad & Quill team.
Another Chow Chow? Are you kidding Dad?
That was the response of my youngest Quill (19 year old) when he found out that Dad was actually considering the adoption of a 2nd Chow Chow puppy.
He really should not be that surprised. One aspect of my character is I don’t do boring. I like lots of variety in my life. Therefore when you have a dog as cute as Philbert, it seems almost a moral imperative to give him a little sister.
Right? I think I owe it to Philbert.
Like the possible expanding variety of dogs coming to Mr PQ’s house. We are super stoked about our new Bella Fino Cases for iPhone X/XS and 11’s. You can now tailor your leather iPhone case with a unique and protective strap color. Wait what? A strap? You mean something that wears out? Well, we thought that through too. It’s removable and replaceable!
Have a great week!
Posted: October 11, 2019Categories: Leather Bags
Short trips, from a quick business trip to seal in new investors or a weekend away camping, calls for packing the essentials. The duffel bag (often called "the weekender") is the perfect choice for fitting everything you need and can easily be paired with a suitcase or stand alone. Read on to see how to best pack your bag from a work weekend to weekend away.
When you purchased your first genuine leather bag, you invested in a product meant to last. Why else invest in something so high quality? But with the unique beauty of full grain genuine leather, comes great responsibility.
Owning a high quality leather good for years can lead to plenty of wear and tear. Life happens. And by life we mean cats, coffee spills, babies and more. No matter what kind of wear and tear your bag has been through, we’ve collected the 5 best ways to restore leather and bring new life to your favorite leather bag.