postcards

How to make your own postcards using photos from your phone at 7-Eleven

Create your own personalised postcards for as little as 18 cents each at 7-Eleven convenience stores in Japan.

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Old postcards reveal famous Japanese tourist spots as they appeared 100 years ago

Glossy postcards of today have nothing on these atmospheric images.

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Get a pen pal because Japanese post offices are about to launch super cute regional postcards

If you haven’t been in a Japanese post office lately, you might not have heard of the annual Regional Form Cards postcard series. Since 2009, there has been a new set every year that depicts every one of Japan’s 47 prefectures through postcards shaped like a local food, landmark or well-known citizen.

The seventh edition of the series is going to launch this week, so you might want to get yourself a pen pal or two from Japan to send you some of the cool postcards that show what makes every prefecture famous!

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A little perspective: Malaysian graphic designer cleverly mixes movie posters and real life

Meet Jaemy Choong, a graphic designer and co-founder of Kickatomic Creatives, a ‘graphic lab’ based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Their incredibly clever designs have been used in logos, prints, corporate identities, and even for Malaysian TV channels.

Discovered by Bored Panda last week, Jaemy C.’s currently ongoing project involves cleverly manipulating postcard-sized movie posters so that they blend in seamlessly with background people, objects, and even a cooked chicken! Join us after the jump for some visually fun movie mash-ups.

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The Leaf Letter: A Present Day Version of the Old-fashioned Messenger

Isn’t it heartwarming to get an occasional personal postcard?  In this day and age where electronic communication has taken the forefront to all else, a handwritten message can render a forgotten delight.

Leaf Letter is a mini-letter in the shape of a leaf, where a message can be written, then folded into an envelope so that all you have to do is address it, stick a stamp on it and it is ready to be mailed.  Read More