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Traveling Just Like Being At Home

New case something to sit on

New case something to sit on

Thursday, March 25, 2010 17:13 GMT

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Finally, traveling can be as comfortable as hanging out at home.

Waiting at airports can be uncomfortable, especially when all there is to rest on are hard chairs or the floor.

Luckily, design duo Erik de Nijs and Tim Smit, who run Nieuwe Heren design, are helping make traveling not only more relaxing, but more convenient, with their “Suited Case.”

They’ve made four stylish suitcases that store clothes and anything else needed for a trip that can be attached to form a makeshift chaise lounging couch.

Nijs and Smit say the comfy case serves as the perfect “couch in a remote location,” and when used for seating, “reminds you of home.”

Not only does it make waiting for flights, buses, or trains much more tolerable, the designers say it gives people a “feeling of safety” since their bums are firmly seated on top of their belongings, keeping bag thieves at bay.