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American Made School Supplies

In the October 2011 issue we're spotlighting all of our favorite American-made design. To lend a hand, we've asked Michael and Ruth Storc of the great site Design Patriot to share their top Made in the USA finds with us. Keep an eye out for a series of four posts from the duo. Here's their first on American-made school supplies.

With the lazy days of summer coming to an end, lots of us have to trudge out to the same old stores for pencils, binders, maybe even a protractor or two. May we suggest you avoid the crowds and shop from home, while doing a little good for the economy? Buy American! There's quite a bit of stuff on your list that is made stateside, and made tastefully we might add.

Duluth Pack's Child's Packs are timeless, guaranteed for life, and come in 12 nifty colors. They are made in Duluth, Minnesota by a company that has a history dating back to 1882. If you find yourself green with envy at your kid's cool new bag, don't fret. Duluth Packs makes these great bags, and many more, for adults too! is your online home in the modern world. Join us as we follow our team around the globe on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. Want more? Never miss another word of Dwell with our free iTunes app.


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