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Not Your Average Mailbox

Feb 22, 2010
Posted by Molly Nelson - Not rain nor sleet nor potential package pilferers have a chance against this mailbox!  The New York Times writes about the couple behind the company Architectural Mailboxes, and how they were inspired to create something new from the trusty mailbox

The author notes that, "By correctly anticipating how the high-tech future would change the way we shop, they updated one of the most low-tech items around: the repository of snail mail, the trusty mailbox. Along the way, they responded to a growing concern — identity theft — that established mailbox suppliers had failed to address."

I found both the creativity (and persistence) of these entrepreneurs inspiring, and I hope their story is an enjoyable read for all of you out there on this grey Monday.


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