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All Wrapped Up!  Groovy Gift Wrap of the 1960s

All Wrapped Up! Groovy Gift Wrap of the 1960s
Kevin Akers
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, LLC, 2005
NC1002 .G54 A37 2005

A thoughtfully wrapped gift is a present in itself. All Wrapped Up! is a splendid collection of hundreds of gift wrap samples from the grooviest decade: the 1960s. Wrapping paper of the era demonstrated a dynamic visual vocabulary inspired by popular culture, fine art, and sentimentality. The entire panorama of the decade's design movements is played out on the pages inside, from the sober, muted earth tones and geometric shapes of the late ‘50s to the anything goes, unpredictable, psychedelic, and op art patterns of the late ‘60s. Charming kitty cats, hazy crazy paisley, outer-space kiddies, Santas of every stripe, oodles of poodles, and much, much more make up a visual celebration of more than 400 glorious gift wrap patterns for every occasion and taste. All Wrapped Up! is a pop-design parade and - not surprisingly - the perfect gift.

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