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Vintage Luggage Tags Reveal Graphic Design Trends From The 1920s
By Loke Shi Ying, 27 Apr 2013
Pop culture website Buzzfeed has showcased a collection of vintage luggage tags from the 1920s to 1950s.
A luggage tag was a label given to paying customers of airlines or hotels during the first half of the 20th century.
Back in the day, travelling was a privilege reserved only for rich people. Thus, displaying a luggage tag on your briefcase was the ultimate symbol of status and evidence of your travels.
This collection of luggage tags show the interesting early days of graphic design. From the various styles in type, imagery, and other design influences of the East and West, one can refer that there certainly was a neat and distinct method in the graphic design industry of yesteryears.
View the luggage tags below:
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