… and that’s before they have even been lit. In celebration of Guy Fawke’s Night, I present these fireworks by Tsutsui Tokimasa Fireworks.
With their wonderfully understated packaging, I don’t think I’d ever have the heart to take a lit match to them.
By way of comparison, here’s a Creative Review article on the increasingly militarised nomenclature and garish graphics of modern western fireworks, and — what is either the most damning commentary on contemporary society or the most brilliantly honest and self-effacing bit of copywriting ever — the Grounds for Divorce
– Via Iain Claridge