Some Questions For My Project-Industrial Design

I am in the process of creating a hard shell backpack for my Industrial design class and have a few questions concerning the design. If you have a spare minute please answer the following.

  1. What do you normally carry in your backpack?
  2. What is your primary use?
  3. What is your biggest concern when buying a backpack?
  4. Would you pick a backpack based on how it looks?
  5. Have you ever dropped your backpack and had something break.
  6. What don’t you like about the design of backpacks?
  7. What would you change about backpacks?
  8. How often do you carry a backpack?
  9. How much weight do you usually carry.
  10. How long do you carry a backpack
  11. Do you find your backpack uncomfortable?
  12. What would make it more comfortable?
    Thankyou

These answers are based on my little rucksack, I have a larger one I use for general travel.

  1. What do you normally carry in your backpack?

Food shopping/beers/sports kit

  1. What is your primary use?

Carrying stuff from shops and beers to friends on a pushbike/motorbike

  1. What is your biggest concern when buying a backpack?

Style/capacity/waterproofness it was advertised in this area of rucksack marketing.

  1. Would you pick a backpack based on how it looks?

Yep, see above!

  1. Have you ever dropped your backpack and had something break.

A long time ago, but it was a glass based thermos.

  1. What don’t you like about the design of backpacks?

You often get a hot back while cycling. They often don’t self support while you’re loading them.

  1. What would you change about backpacks?

See above!
8. How often do you carry a backpack?

2-3 times a week

  1. How much weight do you usually carry.

5 kgs?

  1. How long do you carry a backpack

This one, half hour tops!
11. Do you find your backpack uncomfortable?

Hot back!
12. What would make it more comfortable?

Cool back!