Recent RISD graduate Joseph Guerra created the Oaxaca Case as a way to look at the standard businessman briefcase in a whole new way. The briefcase is now re-imagined and referencing the basic plastic shopping baskets you see in every store with the material and open pattern.

Laser cut from a single sheet of polypropylene and then scored by a CNC milling machine, it goes from a two-dimensional patterned sheet to an object ready to be used. What once was associated with “luxury and gentrification” is now scaled back to utilitarian purposes and can be used for work or a day at the beach.