Whether you are someone who likes to live the vintage life in all respects possible, or just someone who appreciates a good bit of retro design, take a look at the range of vintage-style matchboxes by Archivist.
Archivist already have a nice line in letterpress greeting cards and they've extended their skills to produce three different matchbox designs, inspired by classic examples. There's the nautically inspired design pictured, or you can also get a set featuring a tiger or a swallow. They've succeeded in making an everyday object suddenly becomes extra appealing.
These are larger than the average matchbox too: the box pictured measures 11cm square, so you'll also be getting long matches!
A box of the matches costs £5.
Buy them from Unique and Unity