Paper Tigers: Department Store Paper Bags

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A 1000-word essay commissioned by graphic designer Tim Sumner for the Paper Bag Archive. The Paper Bag Archive, in its own words, ‘devoted to the collection, conservation and celebration of these once ubiquitous items. This archive provides us with an insight into our relatively recent consumer past.’ The archive produces themed publications of paper bag examples accompanied by opening essay. The ‘Paper Tiger’ essay opens the 2024 volume on department stores.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 29 Dec 2023

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