‘The designers job is to imagine the world not how it is but how it should be’ — Terence Conran RIP. All bags via Cooper Hewitt.
Ekiben are train station bento boxes, which you can find in most large railways stations in Japan. They are always delicious and such good value! Here is a collection of old Ekiben wrappers.
In Japan ‘omiyage’ are souvenirs, usually edible, given to coworkers after travelling. Here is a lovely interactive map of some found throughout Japan.
A timeline of packaging from Japanese confectionary company Morinaga. More here.
Beautiful packaging for Japanese store Askul.
This old Russian biscuit catalogue is exquisite. In full here. From 1922.
A brilliant collection of old Soviet packaging & ephemera. Follow!
An Instagram account dedicated to old soap packaging.
A collection of old Japanese gum wrappers, scanned from a book published by Pie Books. No longer in print.
German biscuit packaging from 1932. NICE