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Italian designer Francesco Mugnai posted a great collection of 22 unusual mailboxes, of which seven geeky favorites are shown here. The Power Mac G4 takes the cake because of its double entendre. Suddenly snail mail has all new appeal. The X-Wing mailbox below was made by MAKE community member Craig Smith (and mined from our blog).


mailbox spam

mailbox neifer

motor box

mailbox petrol

mailbox trek

mailbox boat2

Goli Mohammadi

Goli Mohammadi

I’m a word nerd who loves to geek out on how emerging technology affects the lexicon. When not fawning over perfect word choices, I can be found on the nearest mountain, looking for untouched powder fields and ideal alpine lakes.

I was an editor for the first 40 volumes of MAKE. The maker movement provides me with endless inspiration, and I love shining light on the incredible makers in our community. Covering art is my passion — after all, art is the first thing most of us ever made.

Contact me at snowgoli (at) gmail (dot) com.

  • John Nix

    Years ago in our town, a family named Bullock had a mailbox that was a covered wagon pulled by oxen (bullocks).

    • Goli Mohammadi

      So perfect! :)

  • gdkonstantine

    My mailbox seems so boring now. I have to do something about that…

    • Goli Mohammadi

      I was thinking the same thing, Gus!