Music and sound design studio Golden Hum shares a brief look inside the Rimowa factory, where sheets of polycarbonate are vacuum-formed into shape, then cut with waterjets, and assembled to form their premium hard-sided luggage. Watch a metal suitcase come together here.
While the weight of a suitcase made from wood makes it a bit impractical, we still love the look of this beautiful piece of luggage that Ollari’s created from bent pieces of 8mm thick plywood. It always amazes us the kind of things you can do with just wood, glue, and some skill.
Suitcases can be made from fabric or even metal, but there’s no more satisfying way to produce a bag than to form it out plastic. This brief video shows off the process of shaping a suitcase by molding a thick polycarbonate sheet around a heated form. More here.
This compact roll-aboard has smartly placed zipper pockets, an internal mesh divider, and stretchy CRAM zones, which expand space while keeping the bag easy to zip closed. Small enough to fit most overhead bins too. Available in five colors, including this sweet camo.
A smartly designed carry-on, perfect for quick business trips. When hung up, it keeps your clothes neatly organized on built-in shelves. Has separate compartments for shoes, dirty laundry, and an two front pockets for documents. Save 25% in The Awesomer Shop.