If the headlines are anything to go by, millennials are moving toward minimalism because technology has made the world smaller. This means that the traditional measures of success, like owning a car and/or an apartment, is out of date. Recent research has shown that people under 35 invest in experiences like travelling the world, sports and startups. So what does home look like to a modern traveller? According to product designer Gerardo Osio, home can be as little as a wooden basket.
Called Nomadic Life, the Japanese-inspired kit lets the modern nomad carry their essential possessions, just enough to make any place feel like home. All of the items are created by Japanese craftsmen in in Kyoto, Fukui and Okayama.
The items, made using natural materials such as; copper, wood, leather, straw, cotton and stone, will age to create a sense of ownership and history.
“Nowadays people travel a lot from one place to another because of work, making a nomadic lifestyle a reality for a lot of people. This kind of lifestyle create a tendency of losing the sense of belonging to a place,” explains Osio.
The items make any place familiar.