alex israel reveals color gradient collaboration for RIMOWA

alex israel reveals color gradient collaboration for RIMOWA

premium luggage brand RIMOWA reveals details of its latest collaboration, a candy-hued collection with multimedia artist alex israel. the limited edition suitcases feature vibrant gradients inspired by the artist’s sky backdrop paintings, a series of skyscapes airbrushed by a hollywood studio crew that does backdrops for film.

alex israel reveals color gradient collaboration for RIMOWA

images courtesy of RIMOWA



RIMOWA‘s iconic aluminum shelling is treated with tones of blue, light purple, pink and light orange, reminiscent of the vibrant sky in LA during sunset and sunrise. the limited-edition suitcases come in two styles and will sell for around $2,800 each. one features a gradient sky-blue which fades to pink, while the other colorway features the pink to blue.

alex israel reveals color gradient collaboration for RIMOWA



RIMOWA CEO alexandre arnault took to instagram to tease the luggage purveyor’s latest collaboration. the full collection is set for a reveal at this year’s frieze art fair. look out for a launch at the alex israel X rimowa popup happening between february 14 – 16 at melrose/la cienega. in other news, RIMOWA opens its first flagship store in japan and releases iphone cases featuring its iconic aluminum grooves.


    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
    all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.


    a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

    design news

    keep up with our daily and weekly stories
    504,180 subscribers
    - see sample
    - see sample
    designboom magazine