We design and manufacture innovative products for urban life. Our construction techniques and custom hardware make Black Ember Packs look, feel, and function like no other pack you’ve ever owned. 

Designed and crafted in obsessive functional and aesthetic detail, our packs are durable and designed to keep you comfortable all day. Our innovative designs for storage and access keep your essentials organized and protected.

We are a team working at the intersection of urban lifestyle and technical backpack design. Chris Gadway, Black Ember co-founder, is a former Global Creative Director for both Nike and The North Face. Chris brings a wealth of design vision and technical knowledge.