This post card is from a series that features illustrations from a fictional Mole Tunnel Shopping Street, Mogura. Mole and On is a shop that manufactures and sells lamps that use luminescent gem stones as light sources for the underground moles!
Dimensions: 3.9 in (10 cm) x 5.8 in (14.8 cm)
Utilizing the excellent paper and bookbinding skills of LIFE, the Kyupodo brand describes themselves as being “a little strange” and offers a more whimsical take on quality stationery. What started as a post-retirement hobby to transcribe his autobiography and travel journals with letterpress printing turned into a successful letterpress print shop for founder Katsuro Sakai. Today, his grandson Souhei Sakai runs Kyupodo and enjoys incorporating fantasies and story telling into each of these unique stationery items.