Nostalgia Grows as Postal Service Slows

By: Jessica Marcel - Published: Oct 5, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
Take a look at these snail mail homages that will remind you how cool sending a physical letter can be. Of course, these homages don't have anything to do with actually sending a letter. Instead, they incorporate old-fashioned postage into design, fashion and collectibles.

Snail mail homages are a great way to show your handwritten style while still staying green.

Implications - The idea of sending regular letters via mail may seem like a distant memory to many, an outdated activity to others and an unfathomable legend to some, but there nevertheless remains a nostalgic romanticism attached to it. Companies and designers who recognize that retro-affinity have the potential to cash in on this nostalgic practice, and that is a benefit not to be ignored. Stats for 10 Snail Mail Homages Trending: Older & Chilly
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