Welcome to the Urban EDC Showcase! Each week, we feature one member of the EDC community and the gear they rely on every day. Want to be featured? Submit your gear photo.
As a veteran product designer, Vincent (@vincent_van_gear) gravitates naturally towards good design. His eye for beauty and attention to detail are evident by his choice of carry, which features gear that combines function with form in unique ways. Read on for the full story on Vincent’s gear, and find out why he has a little spoon as part of his EDC.
Favorite EDC Tool:
My favorite is maybe the Lucas Burnley Small Kwaiken Flipper Knife, which is the original version, not the one made by Boker. It is made of titanium (the material I really like), and its shape has some unique aesthetics. These two assets make it especially elegant... so I love it, and use it often! :D
What's On Your Gear Radar:
I would like to try the Ansø Monte Carlo by Jens Ansø, for example the upgraded version with forced patina or some special piece. It has a really beautiful minimal design, and it seems the archetype of the classic folder. Modern materials and appearance with traditional nail nick opening and slip joint design. I still have to make friends with its price, as it is a bit higher than what I'm used to. So if somebody has a used one which would like to sell, just let me know ... :)
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From Ann Arbor, Michigan we chat with Matt (@blackbeard_edc) who, for the record, has a black beard. Between earning a bachelor’s in Environmental Studies and working part-time at a custom apparel printing shop, he enjoys getting down and dirty in the outdoors. Read on to learn all about Matt’s well-used and well-thought-out carry, and find out what’s he’s saving up for next.
From Herentals, Belgium, we chat with Michiel (@mvanhoudt) who’s not only a knife nut but also a fountain pen fanatic and avid photographer. Through his love for knives, Michiel has connected with like-minded individuals and even runs his own straight razor sharpening service. Read on to learn all about Michiel’s diverse interests, and what’s next on his gear radar (and what he has on order).
When Nick (@scv_edc) was first introduced to the world of EDC by his best friend, he made fun of him for paying for knives and beads. That was until he joined USN – and as they say, the rest is history. Read on for the story of Nick’s EDC journey and find out all about his spectacular knife rotation.