Marc Newson

Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
Rolling Luggage
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Rolling Luggage

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Louis Vuitton and Marc worked together again on a new collaboration resulting in an innovative range of rolling trunks for the 21st century traveller.

The trunk has at its core, a new type of self-reinforced polypropylene composite, essentially representing the structure of the trunk, moulded in a mesh matrix of several layers. Its exceptionally thin, lightweight and elastic characteristics can absorb shocks. Louis Vuitton’s emblematic Monogram canvas has been expressly developed for the luggage in a new ultra-light weight, a reduction of almost 50%, without compromising the original characteristics.

Four miniature wheels, engineered to be as silent as possible offering 360 degree movement, ensures smooth and stable manoeuvring.

Just like one of Vuitton’s historic trunks, the trunk’s corners are covered in natural cowhide leather. 

‘I think it’s safe to say that we’re striving to break new ground in terms of developing a product which is one of the lightest on the market, and from a technical perspective is one of the most rigorously designed and engineered. I’m obsessive about packing everything into a bag of a certain size which is why it was so important for me to design a product that could tick all of those boxes and be the kind of the perfect piece of luggage for a person like me that travels and won’t travel with anything more than is absolutely necessary.”

Year

2016

Sector

Objects

Key materials

Aluminium
Leather
Monogram canvas
Polypropylene
Textile