The scooter that doubles as a suitcase

suitcase scooter

He Liangcai rides his home-made suitcase scooter.

A Chinese private entrepreneur, He Liangcai, recently obtained a patent for a product that turns a regular suitcase into a rechargeable scooter. According to patent documents China Real Time viewed, accessed via China’s intellectual property database, the suitcase is also equipped with a GPS navigator, a burglar alarm and a horn.



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Suitcase Converts To A Scooter, Stroller And Luggage-Cart

Transformational Luggage

“Are current suitcases still suitable for modern nomads, or do they need to be redefined?” This is the question asked by designer Alberto Villareal and Agent, a “strategic intelligence embassy” based in Mexico.

Their answer comes in the form of Move-On, a suitcase collection designed with the modern-day traveling family in mind. The video at the bottom pretty much shows it all, but we’ll give you a brief rundown with text and photos:

The front portion of the SURFN carry-on splits off and swings downwards, serving as a wheeled platform on which you can tow bored children or other pieces of luggage.


Designer Hussein Chalayan – Wearable, Portable Architecture

Designer Hussein-Chalayan - Wearable, Portable Architecture 

Is it fashion or is it furniture?

Twice awarded Designer of the Year, UK native Hussein-Chalayan doesn’t have the typical background you’d come to expect of a fashion designer – in fact, he’s a tech geek who’s translated his knowledge into fashion and that certainly comes across in his unique designs.
On exhibit now at the Design Museum in the UK until May 17th, one of Chalayan’s exhibits have visitors to the museum asking, is it fashion or is it furniture? (Pics)

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