T.T. Trunks

Truly luxurious storage boasting creative use of space and integrated gadgetry

The storage trunk is an object that exudes nostalgia; sepia-toned images of extravagant rail travel or a dusty box full of sentimentalities come to mind. T.T. Trunks, however, are crafted to make memories, rather than to store them. Boasting a most creative use of space with specialized drawers and integrated gadgetry, a T.T. Trunk would easily be at home in a parlor fit for James …

Series “B” Glasses by Josef Hoffmann + Lobmeyr

Beechwood-molded glass with a cubist pedigree

With an eye that favored strict geometric shapes, Josef Hoffmann was in many ways anticipatory of the cubist movement. His fondness for the square was so well-known that the architect and designer earned the nickname Quadrati-Hoffmann (Square Hoffman) among his peers. Perhaps one of the finer examples of Hoffmann’s aesthetic principles is the Series “B” glasses, produced with the iconic glassmaker Lobmeyr. The elegantly styled, …

Chief Trunk’s Historic Luggage

Iconic American luggage brand Oshkosh Trunk Company is seen through new eyes, resurrecting the golden age of travel with a modern touch

All great successes have an element of providence—for the Oshkosh Trunk Company, it came in the form of a surplus of deadstock canvas. In the 1800s, an unnamed American mill had been churning out red-and-yellow striped canvas for use by Spanish diplomats, fueling a demand that suddenly shuttered with the end of the Spanish-American war. The mill was left with heaps of the fabric, which …