10 Easy Pieces: Stylish Toolboxes

Arik Levy Vitra Toolbox in Situ

Toolboxes these days seem to be catching up with handbags: available in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, and indispensable for stowing essentials (tools and also household goods). Here’s a roundup of 10 unconventional toolboxes.

Arik Levy Vitra Toolbox
Above: Arik Levy designed the Toolbox for Vitra in 2012. The multi-functional carryall is made in Germany and is available in 8 colors; $50 at Hive.
Toyo St 350 Tool Box Yellow
Above: The Toyo ST-350 Tool Box in Yellow is $95 at MoMA Design Store.
Toolbox No. 4 Tint
Above: The Toolbox No. 4 is designed by Aurélien Barbry for Ro Collection in Denmark; $178 at Nordic Nest.
Klein Tools Canvas Bucket
Above: The handy Klein Tools Canvas Bucket is made of number six canvas with a black molded-polypropylene bottom; $41.99 at Amazon.
Best Made Front Loading Toolbox
Above: The Best Made Front-Loading Toolbox, shown in Marsh Olive, provides easy access to your toolsfrom the front of the box—no need to lift a top tray; $99.95 at Duluth Trading.
Manufactum Birchwood Tool Carrier
Above: At Manufactum in Germany, the Birchwood Tool Carrier is designed with detailed box-jointing; €49.90.
Andrew McAteer Leather Tool Storage Box
Above: Handmade by Andrew McAteer in Astoria, New York, the Large Leather Tool Storage Box is designed to hold a hammer, pliers, wrench, and set of screwdrivers; $275.
Klein Tools 24 Inch Canvas Tool Bag
Above: The Klein Tools 24 Inch Canvas Tool Bag is $73.99 at The Home Depot.
Poritz & Studio Wood Toolbox
Above: The Wood Toolbox is handmade by Aaron Portiz, an architect turned furniture designer, in New York; $350 at Poritz & Studio.
Duluth Trading Co. Canvas Riggers Bag
Above: The Duluth Trading Co. Canvas Riggers Bag is $32.95.

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N.B.: This post was originally published on May 7, 2014. We have updated it with new and additional product selections and current pricing.

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