Tag Archives: Design Observer

Meaning in a Matchbox – Article for Archivos Magazine


I have written an article for Archivoz: International Archives Magazine about Indian matchboxes. The article discusses the visual and social significance of these objects as well as my personal journey through collecting, archiving and digitising over 750 labels.

Read my article here.

Archivoz is an informative digital journal in blog format relating to archives and records management.

160over90 – Collection Wednesdays feature


Branding agency 160over90, have started a new weekly installment on their blog called ‘Collection Wednesdays’. Through this feature they intend to explore why people collect things and show unique collections. For this Wednesday they have interviewed me about my Indian matchbox collection. Read it here.

Thanks also to all the websites and blogs who have featured the collection over the last few weeks, including: Design ObserverCore 77, Notcot, LA Times online, Boing Boing, Architects Journal, Fecal Face and Coudal.