Designed and handmade is Los Angeles, California
Engineered for performance and utility
The R-22 Rucksack is a sleek and stylish backpack that is both practical and tough. Made from durable materials such as water-resistant leather and black Italian nylon, this bag also features innovative design elements like a zippered laptop compartment and hidden interior pockets.
Minimalist design, maximum functionality
Our minimalist products are designed to maximize functionality without sacrificing style. Crafted with the highest quality materials and construction, they are built to last.
Q: Where are your products made?
All of our products are meticulously handcrafted with the highest attention to detail, quality, and workmanship at our HQ in Los Angeles, California.
Q: What is the most durable material?
Leather is the most durable and resilient material, while nylon is our lightest weight and easiest to clean. You can refer to our Care Instructions below to get a detailed breakdown of each material and how to care for your products over time.
Q: How do I return or exchange a product?
Please visit our Returns & Repairs page for more information on how to return or exchange a product.
Waxed Canvas and Water Repellent Canvas
Waxed Canvas and Water Repellent Canvas is easy to clean, and that washing or dry cleaning is unnecessary and will damage the unique finish. DO NOT use detergent – ONLY use water and a toothbrush to brush it off under running water, hang dry. Use a lint roller to remove lint particles and animal hair.
Cleaning and conditioning leather will inevitably darken the color over time. For stain removal, use a damp cloth and rub it against the spotted area, leaving it under the sun for a short time or use a hot blower to dry it out. To add a water protectant, we recommend using Atsko Silicone Water Guard, which is specially formulated to apply maximum repellency in a single application (following directions on the bottle).
Due to its textured nature and open pores, suede may crock (the transfer of color and bleeding), become dirty and can quickly absorb liquids.To add a water protectant, we recommend using Atsko Silicone Water Guard, which isspecially formulated to apply maximum repellency in a single application (following directions on the bottle). Use a soft suede brush for a lighter gentler cleaning.
The natural variation of grain patterns of genuine wood make every product individually unique and one of a kind. Since all woods are genuine, they have the natural characteristics of wood so please be gentle as wood can split and crack.
Alcantara® is an Italian abrasion and scratch resistant material, use a Lint roller brush to clean.
For stain removal, use a damp cloth with light dish soap and rub it on the spotted area, let dry.
Tarpaulin for stain removal, use a damp cloth with light dish soap and rub it on the spotted area, let dry.
Use a clean, damp cloth or sponge with a mild soap, detergent, or household cleaner to clean the surface. Some general purpose cleaners that may be used include 409®, Top Job®, Lestoil®, Fantastik®, Joy®, Dow Bathroom Cleaner®, and ammoniated base glass cleaners such as Windex®.
For stain removal, use a damp cloth with light dish soap and rub it against the spotted area, let dry.
Parachute is a type of nylon. For stain removal, use a damp cloth with light dish soap and rub it against the spotted area, let dry. Do not put in the washer or dryer, as the leather accents will get ruined.
We design and build premium artifacts that reflect our passion for materials and timeless craftsmanship. Our philosophy is based on the principle that every handmade product is engineered for performance and utility. Headquartered in California, our heritage is rooted in our ability to create. Dream It. Build It.
KILLSPENCER® starts with Spencer Nikosey—a Los Angeles-based industrial designer. A graduate of ArtCenter College of Design, his inspiration for performance, functionality and quality are inherent to everything he touches.
Pursuit of Excellence
Giving a relentless effort in order to always improve—even if it kills me. That unwavering drive to succeed is what the KILLSPENCER® name stands for. It’s a nod to ingenuity in construction and the constant pursuit of excellence in craftsmanship.