Meet Jun Kamo, our new contributor and apparel designer gone packmaker.
In another life, he worked as an apparel innovation designer for Nike. A few months in, he started tinkering with pack designs in the sewing room after work. This experimentation swelled to an obsession. That obsession led to friends asking for custom packs, and that’s when Rucksack Village was born. He’s been making custom packs on and off now for about 4 years.
‘Making Time’ is a series of short videos simply about ‘making’, and brings to life a few of Jun’s observations he’s gleaned whilst stooped for hours over a busy sewing machine.
The first instalment, Seam Intimacy, is about how familiar a person can get with the lines that hold a pack together…