Interview: Jamie Knowles, Founder of Dog-Focused Travel Gear Company Roverlund

Discussing the developmental path for carriers and leashes that last

For their October 2019 brand launch, Roverlund introduced design-forward and durable dog carriers, inspired by wanderlust, as their hero product. The airline-friendly item features mountain-climbing rope handles and a plush internal dog bed and speaks volumes about their mission: to provide dog-owners with a long-lasting product as adventurous and exciting as their pets. Since the launch, Roverlund’s camouflage colorway has already sold out (restocked next …

Metro Umbrella

A recent trip to Japan during Typhoon Hagibis put this Blunt Metro to the test and it remains in one piece. For the cold, gloomy winter months, this umbrella comes in several bold hues to add a pop of color to a drizzly or stormy day. The sturdy design features double-reinforced struts that survive high winds and harsh weather. Its architectural structure is built to …

G-RO’s Push Forward Carry-on, the SIX

Another ergonomic development from the travel innovator

A quick glance at the SIX offers a hint at the groundbreaking industrial design team behind this new, push-forward carry-on suitcase. Those two patented GravityRoll wheels are in fact a descendant from the first and second iteration of axle-less wheels released by G-RO—the record-holder for most successful crowdfunded luggage campaign. The goal with this product, however, is to advance the push-forward carry-on to meet the …