Short history of trunks and chests and how they are becoming popular in todays home decor.

  • Trunks and chests, feature image pt 2

    Trunks and Chests, pt-2

    Chests Wooden chests. The first thought to many when they think of “Chest’s” is the popular Hollywood renditions of the fabled “Treasure Chest”. Indeed, many chests did contain treasure, but not in the sense distilled in cinema. The main function of chests also known as “Coffer”or “Kist” is for storage, usually winter blankets and clothing. …

  • Trunks and chests, feature image pt 1

    Trunks and Chests, pt-1

    Trunks and chests Trunks and Chests. Often the two get mixed up as to which is which, but the distinction is a pretty simple one.           Trunks are usually much more sturdily made; their primary role is for travel. Long excursions and trips,  many specific styles evolved for the different kinds of …

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