Bigger house with more rooms - likewise. Overloaded with stuff we wanted - and nothing we needed.
Who nowadays could just up sticks and walk away with a backpack and not look back?
Storage boxes; stackablility; I used to keep things in 2oz baccy tins. Now I have a barn, and still not enough space. Projects lined up that would keep me busy for another twenty years - and all I do is look out the window at the view. It costs less. They've become balls with chains. Psychological prisons. "It'll come in useful one day".