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by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Feb 09, 2013 01:02 AM
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by Promila Shastri last modified Feb 08, 2013

The nostalgia for the way things used to be—or at the very least, the way things used to look—can fairly be explained in one word: quality. Prior to the advent of mass production, the thinking goes, stuff was made to last a good while, and, thus, made with a great deal more — Continue reading …




 

 

The nostalgia for the way things used to be—or at the very least, the way things used to look—can fairly be explained in one word: quality. Prior to the advent of mass production, the thinking goes, stuff was made to last a good while, and, thus, made with a great deal more care.

No wonder, then, that makers of small-batch products continue to show a fondness for wrapping their goods in packaging meant to invoke a time before a throwaway culture began to value quantity over quality—and this is a good thing for package designers. As evidenced by these beautifully presented items by the apothecary company, Barr-Co, the best designers find ways to mine the past with refreshingly modern results.

Photo credits: Old Faithful Shop


 

 

 
 
 

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