This post card is from a series that features illustrations from a fictional town called Nanairo Coral Town Shopping Arena, a shopping district for mermaids. Whether you’re traveling underwater or between land and sea, you can hop on a ride with the Turtle Taxi!
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.