Modern Storage Trunk

Back of the turn of the century, most moving and travel was done via steamer trunk. They were leather, had plenty of storage space, and we're designed to hold everything firmly and in an organized fashion. Cheaper options popped up and the steamer trunk went away. but this concept is making a comeback and we have a few modern storage trunks you might want to take a look at.

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Set of 3 embossed silver trunks eclectic storage boxes

Set of 3 embossed silver trunks eclectic storage boxes
A set of 3 embossed silver trunks with an eclectic look. These storage boxes make for a unique addition to any room, but are bound to look especially well in an elegant, sophisticated bedroom in front of the bed.

Bamboo Calligraphy Trunk

Bamboo Calligraphy Trunk
It is a bamboo calligraphy trunk that has got a white and black colors and is perfect for storing your favorite items. It adds comfort, style and beauty to any bedroom, living room and other.

American Home Wesley Storage Trunk

American Home Wesley Storage Trunk
Aesthetic rectangular modern chest with a spacious storage compartment. It is made of pine wood and fibreboard finished in white. It has low curved legs and a lift hinged lid. Side handles and a latch are made of zinc alloy with a dark finish.

Wooden wedding card box trunk vintage

Wooden wedding card box trunk vintage
When you preparing your wedding, you should think over all the details and plan the accessories you need. This card box trunk has it shabby chic, but from my point of view classic white or cream will look better.

Essentials Celebrations 3 Piece Trunk Set

Essentials Celebrations 3 Piece Trunk Set
It is a 3-piece trunk set that includes beautiful trunks with different sizes. They have got a white finish and they fits to any style and decor. They are a great addition to your bedroom or foyer.

Modern storage trunk

A stunning storage trunk that sports a modern design and makes for a nice option for when you need to travel and take some clothes that need extra care, such as suits. It offers plenty of space and keeps them from any harm.

Modern steamer trunk

Unique trunk for storing personal items. Frame is made of wood and reinforced with solid supports. Includes clothes hanger, open shelves and compartments in various sizes.

Our advice Buying Guide

Storage trunks are an ideal way of introducing function and beauty into decor. Not only are they decorative accents but they're useful. Selecting a modern storage trunk can serve as a focal point or an addition to a collection to unify to the room. When redecorating a room using a trunk, there are many styles, materials, and features to take into consideration.

Where to place a modern storage trunk?

One of the most beneficial things about using a modern storage trunk is its versatility. These trunks can work in just about any room in your home including:

  • The living room: use a large trunk as a replacement for the coffee table or one that’s smaller as an accent table. Place games, books, blankets, toss pillows, or other items you’d like to store in there to help reduce clutter.
  • The bedroom or guestroom: storage trunks are excellent additions to the end of the bed for storing blankets and sheets. You can also place them next to the bed with a stack of suitcases on top of them to create a unique bedside table.
  • A Child’s bedroom: use them as a decorative way of storing toys, extra clothing, blankets, or other items you’d like to keep out of sight. Use of modern storage trunks is also an excellent addition to a teen’s room to help with organization.
  • In Hallways or Mudrooms: trunks are an optimal addition to hallways or mudrooms when padding is placed upon them because they quickly convert into benches. Not only do they serve as convenient storage for hats, mittens, scarves, and other essentials but they simultaneously provide additional seating.

How to style with a modern storage trunk?

Unlike a vintage trunk, a modern storage trunk differs in that it features up-to-date options, materials, paint, or customizations. Here are some examples of modern trunk styles:

  • Contemporary styles: these trunks feature bold paint colors or metal finishes. They also have sleeker lines and, under some circumstances, the trunk is clear.
  • Portable closets: are you looking for a “closet on the go,” or a place where your guests can put their items? These modern storage trunks feature areas where you can hang clothes, drawers for clothes, and cubbies for storing items.
  • Dorm Room Storage Styles: students are continually looking for ways to optimize their space, so these styles are optimal for them. They feature sturdy construction, vibrant colors, and durable hardware.

What are the standard storage trunk measurements?

Under most circumstances, you’ll find storage trunks are going to vary in size. The main reason is that they serve a variety of uses. However, you can locate them most often for standard sizes measuring at twenty inches long by thirteen inches long and eleven inches high. When they're empty, they'll typically weigh approximately sixteen pounds if they feature construction that’s from a combination of birch plywood with a laminate covering.

Bonus tip: Speaking of birch plywood and laminate coverings, look closely at the construction of the trunks you’re selecting. They should feature high-quality construction and materials. You’ll find this is especially essential if their placement is in a high-traffic area like hallways, mudrooms, or a child’s bedroom. That way, they’ll handle heavy usage and last longer.


Modern storage trunk

A luxury modern wheeled wardrobe trunk composed of 3 hinged parts. One part is equipped with green box drawers, the second one - a back lined in black fabric with a diamond design, a hanger, a drawer. A narrow rectangular mirror is in the centre.

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Poltrona Frau Oceano Trunk Cabinet - Style # 5382881, Modern Dressers & Chest of Drawers for Bedroom Furniture | Bedroom Dressers | Bedroom Furniture |

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Sometimes, in the limited space, it is really hard to create even by honest toil, the place for your home office. This tuck-away one, could be placed in the guest room and play a big cupboard when you don't need to work at home.

Trunk makeover to aged perfection cece caldwells myrtle beach sand

Trunk Makeover to Aged perfection. CeCe Caldwells Myrtle Beach Sand, Santa Fe Turquoise and Aging Cream. Modern Masters Coffee Bean and Tobacco Brown Colorant. FACEBOOK: REDOUX

Vintage wardrobe steamer trunk metal louis vuitton wardrobe steamer trunk

Vintage Wardrobe Steamer Trunk Metal | Louis Vuitton Wardrobe Steamer Trunk with Ironing Board MCMcB image 2

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This project constitutes a great example of repurposing, being an inspiration for many of those, who like DIY crafting. Refurbishing an old trunk and attaching some cushions and pillows to it provided a comfy, cosy seating place.

The line of trunk inspired furniture comes in a variety

The line of trunk-inspired furniture comes in a variety of finishes ...

Modern wardrobe trunk

Calvert File Cabinet Trunk - Ralph Lauren Home Decorative Accessories -

Modern steamer trunk luggage

Industrial decor style is perfect for any interior. An industrial bedroom is always a good idea. See more excellent decor tips here:

Modern storage trunk

Veneto Suitcases - White Set of 2, $59.95

Modern trunks

The Craftsman: Old Steamer Trunk After Complete Restoration

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Distressed metal trunk with nailhead trim. Product: TrunkConstruction Material: MetalColor: Distress...

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Modern Storage Trunks And Chests | Keifner

Seward Trunk Classic Silver Trunk in Silver with Black Binding 53-3 Size: 30" x 16" x 12.25"

Exquisitely elegant and solid trunk with durable wooden construction, paper lined interior and strong tacked black colored binding. Heavy duty nickel hardware and heavy gauge blue vinyl covering ensures sturdiness and durability of the piece.

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Nomadic Furniture: All-in-One Trunk for Guest Habitation | Designs & Ideas on Dornob

Modern storage chest

This small metal storage trunk will provide an elegant and funky accent to your children's bedroom, creating a place to store their toys and odds and sods. White or grey, come with brass opening mechanisms.

Storage trunk from a unique collection of antique and modern

Storage Trunk | From a unique collection of antique and modern trunks and luggage at

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Popular blog @Apartment Therapy covered Lucite Lux® in one of their "Furniture Focus" posts.

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DIY wood storage box upcycle. Distressed look using chalkboard paint & stylish lettering.

Modern storage trunk to keep your home appliances 1

Modern Storage Trunk to Keep Your Home Appliances

Antique vintage humpback trunk treasure chest storage box steamer travel

antique vintage humpback trunk treasure chest storage box steamer travel wardrobe steampunk barrel camel back modern urban home decor style RecycleBuyVintage, $320.00

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imagine something like this in each room that holds toiletries and washcloths

Silver trunks

This set of silver trunks embody a futuristic and industrial vibe at the same time. Its silver, polished finishing make it a unique, distinguishable storage item in every interior.

If you are lucky enough to find a few antique

If you are lucky enough to find a few antique steamer trunks at a flea market or thrift shop, they look fabulous stacked up in the living room, office or bedroom as stylish storage spots. For those of us who aren’t as lucky, Restoration Hardware offers

Contemporary storage chest

Cox & Cox; copper detail, gorgeous blue-gree hues, multiple purpose bedside table

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Danville Trunk Coffee Table with Lift-Top

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Mid Century Vinyl Storage Trunk

Dragon trunk by herve langlais

Dragon Trunk by Herve Langlais

Footlocker Stackable Storage Trunk 30" Mercury Luggage (Silver)

This footlocker sizes are 30" x 15.75" x 12.25". This piece can be used both as a storage place or as a decoration element. This footlocker is made from wood and alegantly finished with stylish ,silver gauge vinyl. This piece is stackable which provides many storing options,

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Children's room - Vintage dresser - Home of Jacqueline Fink of Little Dandelion - Via The Design Files

Modern equestrian trunk occasional tables furniture products ralph lauren home

Modern Equestrian Trunk - Occasional Tables - Furniture - Products - Ralph Lauren Home -

Storage trunk in home decor

Storage Trunk In Home Decor

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Nice place to hang kids artwork in a playroom... also like the chalk board boxes with caster wheels to store toys, etc. in

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4 foot / Narrow Trunk / Bench with Storage

Modern trunk

Modern trunk made of metal. Top is covered with pleasant to the touch fabric and finished with animal theme. Application in all kinds of interiors according to taste and need.

Modern storage trunk

$150 avington storage trunk - dark tobacco color. Lily's toys in living room.

A classic steamer trunk turned chic and modern armada trunk

A classic steamer trunk turned chic and modern. Armada Trunk, $499.00

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I love that cabinet filled with Fiestaware... Great idea for our dining room.

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Like the trunk at the foot of the bed and the storage cubes used as nightstand too -- would fit perfectly by Helen's bed and under the window

Ancient World Map Trunk (Set of 3)

Three trunks with the most stunning world map pattern, while the wood and leather structure allows for a nice touch to the decor and ensures the pieces' durability, making sure you can enjoy them for years to come.

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something tall, something hard, something soft, something short, light and reflecting surfaces. so perfect.

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*Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.* Ralph Waldo Emerson

Industrial modern storage trunk set of 3 woodwaves

Industrial Modern Storage Trunk Set of 3 - Woodwaves