40 Gorgeous Vintage Japanese Matchbox Designs

The bold shapes and colors in these 1920s-40s matchbox covers are fantastic examples of Art Deco in Japan. Some of them look like they came straight out of a Paris jazz club but, you know, with more octopus.

View the entire collection of Maraid’s Flickr page.

Via maraid.co.uk

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