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RIMOWA By Assouline Books

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RIMOWA

Founded in Cologne in 1898, RIMOWA has become synonymous with sleek design and effortless travel. Standing at a three-way intersection of innovation, utility, and luxury, RIMOWA has uniquely positioned itself as a luxury goods manufacturer focused on craftsmanship and dedication-never allowing trends to dictate their design. Paul Morszeck laid the cornerstone for the companys success 120 years ago by placing a premium on impeccable construction and utmost stability. RIMOWAs success skyrocketed in the 1920s when the suitcases caught the eye of the worlds travelers prizing function above all else, followed by the launch of the first aluminum luggage in 1937 that has made all RIMOWA products distinctive and unique. This book celebrates 120 years of the functional and practical luxury brand, and the people and story behind it-focusing on the ingenuity and inspiration that have characterized RIMOWAs innovative designs and the creative history that has laid the groundwork for a dynamic future.

Details

  • 192 pages
  • over 100 illustrations
  • English language
  • Released in December 2018
  • W 11 x L 13.8 x D 1.6 in
  • Hardcover in a Luxury Slipcase
  • ISBN: 9781614287186
  • 7.0 lb

About the Author

Dan Thawley is an Australian journalist and editor. He became editor in chief of the Paris-based fashion title A Magazine Curated By in 2010 where he consults with both emerging designers and established houses on creative content and editorial projects and has created issues in collaboration with prestigious designers including Giambattista Valli, Rodarte, Stephen Jones, Iris van Herpen, Delfina Delettrez, Thom Browne, Alessandro Michele, and Eckhaus Latta. In 2017 he was named Paris Editor of Vogue Italia, under the new editorship of Emanuele Farneti and Creative Director Giovanni Bianco. He currently resides in Paris, France.

Press

  • Rimowa Publishes First Book Detailing Brand History, WWD, December 2018
  • RIMOWA Celebrates 120 Years of Luxury Luggage With Coffee Table Book, Hypebeast, December 2018
  • Assouline covers 120 years of Rimowa, Acquire Magazine, December 2018