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santa monica, california, United States
"Specialty Dry Goods came out of my desire to do something with my hands". Made in Los Angeles by Edie Kahula Pereira, Specialty Dry Goods is about utilitarian products of good and thoughtful design - a new classic with a modern artisans point-of-view. Edie's focus is to design and make useful everyday products in quality materials that will endure. "what makes me smile - the thought of my bags going on many adventures as people take them into their lives." Edie's creative direction is influenced by her working past in architecture, as a product producer, art/product curator, fashion scout, as a person who likes to walk the urban environment, sit in cafes and travel to places far away. "i love it when a design detail comes out of solving an issue - it's the limitations that inspire creativity. Although CAD/tech savvy, it's playing with the actual materials (having them laid out in front of me) where the product comes to life." Specialty Dry Goods strives to make responsible choices; practical is always a must. edie kahula pereira - designer, maker, creative director.

Saturday, December 21, 2013

sdg on Big Cartel - NEW BAGS POSTED!

starting to add new items to specialty dry goods big cartel retail site. new bags posted - large feedbag, medium feed bags, fold over feed bags in medium and large, jessica traveler medium and medium-wide, a definitely one-of-a-kind black feedbag made out of really beautiful crunchy sounding black leather.

keep checking back for more surprises (small wallets + wallet/iphone case)

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

KCRW store

#francesanderton was here. riding her bike up the 3 hills of ocean park, arriving out of breath, a mini photo snap session for #dnablog  post on #kcrw for #dnadesignpicks. today, i believe.

Friday, October 25, 2013

a heads up from friend Christine:

specialty dry goods potholders make product of the day on domaine home

NEW! first pieces to NOMADISTA (online)

Nomadista is an eco-consious online shopping experience with a cause based in colombia.
i'm proud to be invited to show sdg product on this site. new sdg products will be launched on #nomadista in november/december 2013. sneak peek: jessica traveler - wide - medium (pictured below)


from bottom left to right: small pouch fits compact digi-camera, day-into-evening clutch, feed bag - wide - small, jessica traveler - small

Friday, October 18, 2013

next direction for feed bag

prototype bag - smaller panels for smaller sized leather remnants. due out for the holidays.

hammer museum store

the many faces of the jessica traveler can be found at the hammer museum store.

assorted denim-leather feed bags

Tuesday, October 15, 2013