About Me

In 2008, I was working as an industrial designer / design researcher / brand strategist for an international design agency. After years of giving my ideas to my clients to pursue, I came across one that I wanted to keep for myself: the world needed versatile bags for people, like me, who live their life by bike. Po Campo launched the summer of 2009 and I haven’t looked back since.

I started the Designing Something blog because starting and growing my own brand has been an amazing, transformational journey worth sharing. I hope it is both informational and inspiring enough to encourage others to go out on their own – and succeed at doing it.

In fact helping others bring their product ideas to life is my passion project, and I devote about 20% of my time to precisely this. If you have an idea for a product that you believe just must exist in the world, tap into me wide breadth of experiences and contact me to see how we can potentially work together.

Maria Boustead

One thought on “About Me

  1. I just bought one of your bags and should to receive it next week. I wondered if you still manufactured in the US, so I googled and came across your blog. I’ve no interest in starting my own business, yet I am fascinated by the process. Thank you for sharing your experience. Very well written!

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