The artwork displayed on gift and shopping bags has never been more exciting! This contemporary peek at more than 550 shopping bags in over 280 vibrant color photographs is perfect for shopaholics, fashionists, art enthusiasts, and anyone who has ever enjoyed the graphic design and thematic liveliness of shopping and gift bags. Quality art and graphics, popular themes (including humor, novelty, gender, advertising bags, and more) are explored for modern paper shopping bags in this dynamic authors' collection―the first book of its kind in over 25 years. Detailed descriptions include the use of brand names for advertising, as well as themed art, dimensions, producers, and creation time frames. There is an art to mastering shopping and gift presentation!