The folks at Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories have been amassing a collection of what they call “Envelopes That Claim to be Important”: junk mail that is elaborately designed to appear official, important, and urgent. They’ve outlined the tricksy design features of some of the more devious examples in this blog post. Their full collection can be browsed on Flickr. Open immediately!
A Gallery of Envelopes That Claim to be Important