BOX CLEVER

Every valuable accessory or heirloom needs a container for safekeeping. No, your sock drawer will no longer do — think more like luxury cases with Bluetooth-enabled locks. This is where the family-run specialists Wolf 1834 come in…

Simon Wolf (Photo by Mark Langridge)

“I’m a bit OCD about six-sided boxes,” says Simon Wolf. “It’s very hard to provide them with interest to the eye. And that’s essential, because we hope they’ll be around for a long time.”

Wolf is the fifth generation to run the company that gave him his surname, even if his mother insisted that — unlike the previous four generations, dating to the founding of the company in 1834 — he would not be named Philip.

Published

January 2022

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