Thursday, January 14, 2010

50 Matchbook Masterpieces

Designer, writer and cultural archaeologist Jim Heimann has a fascination with collecting and documenting the trends in design culture. Here are just a few of the matchbook covers he has collected through the years.

It's people like Mr. Heimann whom we can thank for bringing us such unique and original artifacts to re-discover and appreciate from flea markets across L.A. View all 50 matchbooks here


  1. hi ladies,

    congrats on getting the blog up and running! i'm loving the content thus far and as you know, i've been collecting matches for a loooong time. i'm always fascinated by the creativity involved in these tiny pieces of promotion.

    look forward to reading more!

  2. Thanks Joyce!

    Aren't the matchbooks great!? I'd love to take a look at your collection one day.




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