The Successor To The Official USPS R2-D2 Mailbox

front view of the fuck box

Striking, is it not? I simply must say that this is without a doubt, one of the most unexpected visual offerings of the year! The United States Post Office has again struck gold with the 18-35 year old male demographic; even more so than with its previous foray into the very soul of the American mind. This astonishing, dare I say rogue attempt to gain more interest in “traditional” mail is certainly eye-catching. That is to say, there’s nothing “traditional” about it! It just feels so…so real, so genuine. Clearly the USPS is gaining ground on the humanitarian approach to hand-delivered mail, and my oh my what a way to do it.

front view of the fuck box

Look at those irresistible curves, the perfectly contrasted orange laid gracefully atop the trademark navy, the perfectly weathered rust and that just-ever-so-slightly peeled back corner of the sticker! Talk about hitting a home run! Scratch that, this prodigally designed mailbox is a grand slam! It’s easy to see that they obviously had their best people working on this new layout. I don’t even want to think about the hours put into the conceptualization of this so-much-more-than-a-mailbox. This is breathtaking. Honestly, what a risk the USPS is taking here. Not only is a historically taboo word being used in the design, but it’s being separated, and in a sense, being dislocated from its original spelling. Perhaps the USPS is aiming at a reinvention of one of the most popular “foul” words in the English language. I for one am going to just love guessing for weeks to come!

Never before in my life have I been beckoned so to send mail of any kind. I cannot wait to see more mailboxes in the area decorated in the same fashion nor can I wait to see what’s in store for us next!

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