The resuable tote bag gained popularity with the eco movement. They were something utilarian, a way to conserve resources and stop using the disposable paper and plastic bags featured at stores. Now they have become a fashion statement, a beautiful new medium for atists and crafters to express themselves with, becoming functionable art.
About the Book & Author:
The tote bag is an eco product for this century, destined to replace disposable plastic bags. The canvas bag has become increasingly popular in recent years, as more people have become environmentally conscious, concerned about climate change and aware of the impact of their carbon footprint. The media reminds us all to be more conscious of the world we live in, and environmental issues are inescapable.The tote bag artworks that are most striking, inventive, ironic and original have formed the basis of this book. I have received many positive and encouraging responses from designers while researching the topic; most have commented that it was a great subject for a book. I hope the readers of this book will share our enthusiasm.Jitesh Patel launched the Tote Prints blog to celebrate his large collection of tote bags. He uses his blog to celebrate tote bag prints and the talented designers who create them. The idea is to create a platform to bring together artists and tote bag prints and to showcase them to a wider audience.
If you would like to win a copy of The Tote Bag which includes a resuable fabric tote bag – please leave a comment on this post. Only one entry per person and open to U.S. residents only.