Lucrative Luggage Design: Rolling Carry-On With Unusual Wheels Strikes Kickstarter Gold

Design entrepreneurs, take note: We’ve seen enough “smart luggage” designs that fatigue has set in, but here’s a reminder that the category is apparently very lucrative:

At press time the SkyValet rolling carry-on garnered a whopping $392,786 on Kickstarter, on a measly $10,000 target. We found the wheels interesting…

…and the swing-open lid looks useful. 

The GPS looks like it would come in handy in an emergency, but all of the charging stuff seems a bit extraneous to us, or at least prone to being obsolete. I myself prefer to travel with an external battery that can be carried in any bag.

Still, being overfunded by a factor of 40 indicates consumer interest is pretty darn strong here. Not bad for SkyValet, as this is their first Kickstarter outing. Could you do better?


Source: core77

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