Item on sale:20 random Matchbooks from around the world
Each one of these matchbooks is a beautiful little piece of graphic design and advertising.
If you want to get an idea of what was happening with advertising and graphic design in the 70s and 80s this collection tells the story – its art history as disposable object.
Shiori Katijima is a Tokyo based painter, designer and illustrator and our guest curator for this item.
Shiori has gathered over 300 matchbooks and from these will create 20 sets of ten.
Each set will be numbered and each set will be one of a kind.
Shipping is free Australia wide, and international shipping is also available. Simply contact us if you are interested.
If for any reason, for example the size, shape or weight of the object you're buying exceeds standard shipping dimensions, there may be extra charges, if so these will be specified in advance in the description of the object for sale.
While we can't guarantee dispatch times, we anticipate all deliveries are dispatched within 24 hours of receipt of payment.
We'll use either post or courier depending on delivery and dispatch locations.
Guarantee and Returns Policy
If your product is not exactly as described it can be returned within 21 days for a full refund. Because products are often unique and one-of-a kind, it's not always possible to exchange them – however you’ll have to let us know within 7 days of delivery if you require a refund.
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About Ten Very Special Things
It all started with a conversation. It was in late 2011 when Trent Allen (MD of Ziller) and Ravi Prasad (The Trees and the Forests Strategy Director) were sitting in a room workshopping a brand project. Somehow conversation turned to the charities they and their businesses supported – and that soon led to a discussion on corporate and personal philanthropy. Anyway, one thing led to another and soon enough Ravi and Trent were trying to figure out how to connect individuals and businesses with the not-for-profit sector though e-commerce.
And that’s how Ten Very Special Things happened.
The mission and purpose of Ten Very Special Things is to give people a way of turning something special that they own into a donation to their favourite cause and to give business a way of turning their products and services into a contribution to their charity of choice.
If you'd like to sell something special through the site, send us an e-mail at email@example.com
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