Thursday, June 09, 2011

Pixelfolk Bags By The Beta Version- Followup

As promised, here are some details and shopping information for the gorgeous Pixelfolk totes (and iPad caes) from Hungarian designers The Beta Version. These bags were originally made for a Hungarian design competition, so now the company is working on actually creating them for sale. By the time the items will be ready, the online store ( will also be operational and offer secure shopping and an option to use PayPal.

Here's a little more about the design:

PIXELFOLK collection was inspired by the traditional hand-woven fabrics from the Somogy, Sárköz and Nógrád regions of Hungary. The well known patterns of traditional folk dresses and household textiles (birds, geometric motifs and stylized human figures) are transformed into pixel patterns, which then are pierced into the leather and felt surface by hand. Each bag is spliced together out of a single sheet, bearing a symbolic reference to the traditional method of weaving. As vegetable tanned leather ages beautifully (the colour gets darker over time) the bags will express the value of design and tradition for a long time.

Here are more details and pricing information-

Pixelfolk1 (bird motifs):
MEASUREMENTS: 36 x 30 x 6 cm (height x width x depth)
PRICE: 300 EUR / 425 USD + shipping

Pixelfolk2 (stylized human figues):
MEASUREMENTS: 31 x 38 x 9 cm (height x width x depth)
PRICE: 325 EUR / 460 USD + shipping

Pixelfolk3 (star motifs)
MEASUREMENTS: 47 x 36 x 6 cm (height x width x depth)
PRICE: 325 EUR / 460 USD + shipping

Pixelfolk4 (iPad case with bird motifs
MEASUREMENTS: 27,5 x 22 cm (width x height)
price: 100 EUR, 140 USD + shipping

My heart is pretty set on the starry Pixelfolk 3. How about you?

All this information and photos came directly from the guys at the Beta Version. I'm not affiliated with them in any way and have no commercial or monetary  interest in their success. But you know that, right?


  1. that's the prettiest iPad case I've seen! tempted to get it as a clutch since i don't have an iPad...

  2. There are great. THanks for your investigatory work

  3. Wow ... that iPad case might become my mom's birthday present - thanks for the tip-off!

  4. Xiao, as far as I'm concerned this case is the perfect reason to buy an iPad...

  5. Natasha, youre welcome. It's my pleasure :) .

  6. Proximity, happy birthday to your very lucky mother.


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