"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.
The RIDN provides that which always seems to be in short supply at those interminable check-in lines: A comfortable seat.
Lastly, the STROLLN provides a handy place to tuck Junior, so Mom can free up those mitts.
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