The Migration Series by Ted Lott

The migration series by Ted Lott

When I first came across these I didn’t know if I was looking at custom dollhouses or travel cases. Turns out, I was looking at both. This series of architecturally embellished travel and suitcases by artist Ted Lott was inspired by immigrants seeking the promise of a better life here in America. Read more

Memory Suitcases: Images of The Past Imprinted On Icons of Displacement.

memory suitcases by yuval yairi

Israeli artist Yuval Yairi has a beautiful series of old suitcases upon which he has printed photographs that represent personal or shared memories. Read more

FUGU – Revolutionary Expandable Luggage Goes From Check-In To Carry On

Fugu expandable luggage

Ever wish it were a carry-on bag on your way there and after buying things at your destination, a check-in bag on the way back? That’s just one of the features of this new revolutionary suitcase from FUGU that can transform from a carry-on to a full-size check-in, act as a closet, a table and more. Read more

Encased: Suitcases That Appear Stuffed With Human Bodies & How They Were Made.

Encased by Wei Li

Encased, a project by Fantasy and Fetish artist Wei Li, is a collection of hand-formed leather suitcases. The pieces capture and frame the energy, tension and sensuality of the human form in hand-crafted cases made from 3D molds and embellished with zippers, handles and bronze accents. Read more

Crash Baggage – Cool Looking Luggage That Refutes “Handle With Care”

Crash baggage

Venetian designer Francesco Pavia has reinvented the suitcase (or trolley) as a pre-damaged looking piece of luggage. Purposely dinged and dented Crash Baggage are hardshell cases on wheels in beautiful matte and shiny colors. Already featured in the hippest design mags, shops and shows in Europe and Asia, Crash Baggage is well-designed, durable and made from 100% sustainable plastic. Read more