Category: Art

Help our friends at HippyTree

June 28, 2012   |   Art, Gear, News   |   0 Comments

We’re all about the little guy here. JanSport, after all, was founded by two cousins in the back of a transmission garage in Seattle. That’s why we want to give a shout out to our buddies at HippyTree down in Hermosa Beach, CA.

HippyTree is a nature inspired surf and outdoor apparel company that was officially founded in 2004. We could tell you the story, but it’s much better coming from them. Their designs feauture rich artwork and detailed design; we [...] Read More >

Want to win a limited edition silk-screened poster from the Austin Bonfire Sessions? We have ONE to give away that’s been signed by White Denim, Strange Boys, Bear Hands and Fly Golden Eagle!

To enter, all you have to do is leave us a comment on this blog post and we’ll randomly select a winner on April 10! Be sure to fill out [...] Read More >

A few months back we featured a highly entertaining webisode series called Midwest Underground- read all about it here.

The guys behind Midwest Underground are trying to take their program to the next level through an online Kickstarter project to raise capital to invest back into the show. Kickstarter lets ordinary people donate money to help folks bring their ideas to life.

While hugely entertaining, we believe Midwest Underground serves a higher purpose of helping emerging artists gain much needed exposure through [...] Read More >

Welcome to the new Unzipped

February 23, 2012   |   Art, Events, Gear, Music, News, Outside, Video   |   0 Comments

Do you like it? We know, change can be tough, but click around a bit and we think you’ll LOVE the new features: a squeaky clean look, some new and super easy ways to share our posts with your friends and more JanSport coverage than ever including our newest gear, events, what’s happening in the world outside, art, and of course, it couldn’t be the Unzipped blog without a hefty dose of music.

Speaking of music, did you notice the our fancy new streaming audio [...] Read More >

Can you name this great American concert venue?

February 7, 2012   |   Art   |   0 Comments

Friend of JanSport Emily Dwan (the wonderful artist that created our incredible cityscape packs) just finished up this beauty. Anyone recognize the venue?

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Happy Monday

November 28, 2011   |   Art, Music   |   0 Comments

We got a good chuckle out of this. For those of you that never got to experience the joys of Bob Ross, click here.

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Tonight: Mountainfilm On Tour at UC Berkeley

November 15, 2011   |   Art, Events, News   |   0 Comments

If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area, come out tonight to the Chevron Auditorium at the International House on the UC Berkeley campus at 6:30 pm for a special presentation of Mountainfilm On Tour. Festival director David Holbrooke will be presenting a program that consists of a selection of films from the Mountainfilm Festival in Telluride.

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More custom painted bags from Emily Dwan

November 14, 2011   |   Art, News   |   0 Comments

Ms. Dwan enjoyed painting our Bonfire Sessions Cityscape bags so much she wanted to kick out a few bags from her own inspiration. Check out her custom artwork on these SuperBreak packs!

For more of Emily’s work check her out here.

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Austin cityscape bag winner

October 17, 2011   |   Art, Events, News   |   0 Comments

Last week, we announced we’d be giving away the last of our one-of-a-kind tributes to this year’s Bonfire Sessions events: three hand-painted JanSport Right Pack Monochrome packs with the skylines of each Bonfire Sessions’s city painted right on them produced by Denver artist Emily Dwan. We asked our Facebook fans to submit a picture of themselves in their favorite outdoor spot and we received tons of submissions on our page.

Alas, like all contests, we had to pick a winner. Kelsey Kuch sent [...] Read More >

Win this pack!

October 14, 2011   |   Art, News   |   0 Comments

We’re giving away the last of our hand-painted Bonfire Sessions cityscape packs tomorrow on JanSport’s Facebook page. This pack commemorates the third and final Bonfire Sessions of the season that we held in Austin, TX last month with the Black Angels.

How do you win this pack? Easy: just go to our Facebook page and post a picture of yourself at your favorite outdoor spot in your city. We’ll select our favorite picture this Friday and the winner [...] Read More >