Paper, Typography, Graphic Design... Nostalgia

 I'm a sucker for old paper things, like airmail envelopes and tickets... they have that effect I've mentioned before of making me long for an era I never actually lived through.  They also make me wish the design of small, everyday things like this were still given such attention. 

 It's the same way I feel about public buildings, like post offices and public schools-- they used to be built so beautifully, and were architectural icons in town, and now they're just built to be functional and cheap.

via Paper is Lovely

1 comment:

  1. I just read a very cool article in UPPERCASE magazine all about a paper ticket collector:




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