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ZIPPELIN: An inflatable, one-of-a-kind travel bag by FREITAG

A project in Zurich, Switzerland by FREITAG lab

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Hand-cut in Switzerland from recycled truck tarps. Our first rolling travel bag: spacious when you need it, compact when you don't.
Backers: 1071
Average Pledge Per Backer: €457

Funded: €489,019 of €100,000
Dates: Sep 11th -> Oct 12th (31 days)
Project By: FREITAG lab
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Latest News

ZIPPELIN: An inflatable bag made of tarp - SlashGear

March 1st - via: slashgear.com
The folks at Freitag are making a set of bags that are quite unique in their makeup. They're made of mostly recycled material, each have a one-of-a-kind design, and they're inflatable. Much like an air mattress, this bag uses an air pump. (Read More)

Introducing ZIPPELIN in Thai

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello ZIPPELIN backers! We have always been overwhelmed by our global following here at FREITAG. It shows that robust, recycled, one-of-a-kind bags can attract a following in many different cultures. ZIPPELIN has been no exception. Our backers are... (Read More)

New ZIPPELIN Rewards!

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello ZIPPELIN backers, What an incredible 10 days! More than 700 of you have already pledged €300,000 to bring ZIPPELIN to life. We can’t wait to see how much higher we can soar in the remaining twenty days! Your incredible response to this... (Read More)

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September 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello ZIPPELIN backers! We made it! In just a few hours, our recycled traveling airship surpassed the Kickstarter funding hurdle of 100,000 euros and floated into the realm of actual production. We were knocked out by the response and sincerely thank... (Read More)

This Inflatable Suitcase Made Out of Old Truck Tarps Works Surprisingly Well

September 12th - via: gizmodo.com
A pitch recently landed in my inbox that didn’t make a lot of sense. Some designers were working with Freitag, a Swiss company that makes bags out of old truck tarps, and they were launching a Kickstarter. The product: the Zippelin, a foldable suitcase with bike tubes that inflated to create a frame. It sounded so weird it just might work. And it does. (Read More)

Introducing ZIPPELIN in Japanese

September 11th - via: kickstarter.com
FREITAGは24年間にわたり、ここスイスで、トラックの幌、廃棄された自転車のタイヤチューブ、自動車のシートベルトを使って、防水性に優れた丈夫なバッグを作り続けてきました。... (Read More)

Introducing ZIPPELIN in Italian

September 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Per 24 anni il team di FREITAG ha fabbricato proprio qui in Svizzera borse robuste e idrorepellenti partendo da teloni di camion usati, vecchie camere d’aria di biciclette e cinture di automobili.Il nostro ampio catalogo include oltre settanta... (Read More)

Introducing ZIPPELIN in French

September 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Depuis 24 ans, l’équipe suisse de FREITAG fabrique des sacs solides et hydrofuges à partir de bâches de camions usagées, de chambres à air de vélos abandonnées et de ceintures de sécurité.Notre vaste assortiment comporte plus de 70... (Read More)

Introducing ZIPPELIN in German

September 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Seit 24 Jahren fertigt unsere FREITAG Crew in Zürich robuste, wasserabweisende Taschen aus gebrauchten LKW-Planen, ausrangierten Fahrradschläuchen und Auto-Sicherheitsgurten.Es gibt über 70 verschiedene FREITAG Taschenmodelle und Accessoires, aber... (Read More)

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