Most of the luggage redesigns you’ll see these days are hi-tech: Tracking devices, built-in scales, charging stations. But few seem to be focused on the low-tech ways the user interacts with luggage when loading and unloading it. This RueBel concept, designed by a man who travels frequently—Spencer Selhl is a pilot—aims to ease that process:
I like the novel way that the bag unfurls:
The design seems a good bet for business travelers who constantly stay at hotels, where bathroom/closet fixtures are consistent:
It’s not clear if the RueBel’s going to make it into production, however. At press time there was $9,622 in pledges towards a $19,857 goal. There are, however, still 14 days left.