A Human History of Storage

Humans are unique in that our need for storage has evolved. Growing beyond our basic need for storing food, we began to store belongings and personal possessions out of sentimental value. As we have become a society with ever more consumer needs, so our need for storage has become more pronounced. Storage has become a market in its own right, with an increasingly 24 hour, 7 day a week economy meaning that people move around more.