DOT-DROPS is designed for curious and exquisite travellers. They are nomads travelling across continents or working in an office with an open window on the world, who are looking only for the best. Travelling is a state of mind.


Birth of DOT-DROPS

1983 birth of the « dots design »

At that time Bloomingdale’s New York organized a special event « Only the best of France », they select JUMP to be its top-of-the-line French luggage and bags, Bernard EHRET has a chance to unveil another innovative product : bags made from a material used for airport flooring, this collection is called MULL-ISLAND 

2008 birth of DOT-DROPS brand

Bernard Ehret felt that it’s time to re-launch the « dots design » because now this design match perfectly with the new trends of consumption.

He developed a new DOT-DROPS ® material so to reinforce the link with the industrial floor used for airport and subway halls used by thousands of travelers. Great strength is its main feature.
This timeless material can be immediately recognized anywhere by everyone, travel is its DNA.

Also he created creates a unique and patented design for the rigid suitcase in order to match with the soft collection. 

2009  birth of customization concept

Inspired by the vogue for pixel art and the difficulty encountered by many travelers in spotting their own
luggage on the airport baggage carousels, Bernard’s sons Julien & Marc designed a way to customize DOT-DROPS® rigid cases on-line at www.mydotdrops.com.

Personality & Lifestyle

Design possibilities are limitless, meaning that everyone can now have their own unique customized luggage: 165 dots to draw your travel personality.

Today DOT-DROPS focuses not only on strengthening products but on distinction, originality and elegance

 

The Products

Rigid case, Exclusive registred design

  • 100% premium pure Bayer polycarbonate, ultra-light and extremely robust
  • Japanese Hinomoto 360° multi-directional wheels, very quiet and hard-wearing
  • TSA approved lock system

Rigid case, Customized patterns

  • 3Mtm premium stickers
  • Protective cover

Bags, Exclusive design and fabrics

  • Casual and business collections
  • Exclusive dot design PVC

 

The Distribution

Flagship store, Paris, France

  • Opened in November 2011
  • Located in Fashion Area, Saint-Germaine-des-Près 

Department store, Galerie Lafayette flagship store, Paris

Department store, BHV Paris, Paris

RAUM Edition Shop in shop, Seoul

Concept store, Shop in shop at LAB CONCEPT, Hong-Kong

Department store, Galleria Seoul, Korea

Department store, Daimaru Tokyo, Japan

Department store, Lane Crawford Canton Road, Hong-Kong

 

The Marketing

Window display La Rinascente, Milano

PR launching event, Seoul

Trade show, Who’s next, Paris

Trade show, Tokyo Design, Japan

Trade show, TGA Las-Vegas, USA

Sponsoring, Miss France beauty contest, France

Press roadshow, Claska hotel Tokyo, Japan

Press roadshow, Asia

POS Promo, MERCI concept store, Paris, France

POS Promo, Galeries Lafayette, Paris, France

POS Promo, Takashimaya Nagoya, Japan

Advertising campaign, France & Japan

Advertising campaign, Korea

Advertising campaign, USA

Press clipings, France

Press clipings, Japan

Press clipings, Korea

Press clipings, China

Press clipings, Taiwan