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Striking! Advertising Matches from Singapore


Available on backorder

April 2022, edition of 500

400 p, ills colour, offset printed with neon inks
74 × 105 mm
ISBN 978-981-18-4398-3

Matchboxes collected by Yeo Hong Eng
Curation and texts by Justin Zhuang
Design and image edited by gideon-jamie

Stylish Buildings, trendy logos, sexy figures, exotic cultures, modern forms, flamboyant fonts  and more — explore Yeo Hong Eng’s ‘lit’ collection of vintage advertising that fits on a palm. This book—the second compilation of visual materials from the Singapore Graphic Archives—continues the effort to translate selections from the digital archive (graphic.sg) into printed documentation for physical circulation.