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Jake Orak

Prior Lake, Minnesota, United States

Designer (Product Design)

Member since March 01, 2012

  • Socially Responsible Laptop Bags by ETHNOTEK

    Arts & Culture, Industrial Design


    I'd love to get the community's feedback, ideas, inspirations and thoughts on how we're doing and how you think we can expand to make the most positive impact possible.

    We're always open for constructive criticism. Our company isn't even a year old, so we'll take all the support we can get.

    Company Site

    ETHNOTEK :: Celebrating and promoting world culture one bag at a time.

    Who are we?

    The ETHNOTEK® tribe is made up of a small group of creative people with a passion for world travel and dedication to the mission of spreading cultural appreciation and awareness. Our chosen medium to get the message out is high-quality backpacks and messenger bags designed to bring culture and functionality to our busy everyday lives.

    What’s in a name?


    [ETHNO] – Ethnology - Anthropology dealing chiefly with the comparative and analytical study of cultures. [TEK] -Technology - the methods and tools that a society has developed in order to facilitate the solution of its practical problems.

    How does it work?

    Every bag that we offer has the ability to remove and customize the front panel of the product, which we call “THREADS™”. Each THREAD is the main art-piece of the bag that incorporates a direct trade acquired ethnic textile. We scour the earth in search of the most vibrant and interesting hand made textiles that have a deep cultural heritage and story behind them. Each and every handmade piece that goes into our THREADS is sourced in person and purchased directl...

We all have the ability to create positive change, so lets get out there and do it!

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design