In re: Airline baggage tags: their brilliant design

Airline baggage tags: How their brilliant design gets bags from Point A to Point B. – Slate Magazine.

Just been flying a bunch this week and saw this really good article on all the design aspects that go into the modern luggage tag, kinda amazing how much we take it for granted (of course I am probably not thinking about this because we are crammed in like cattle and our flights are all delayed, but oh well).