Wooden Wallets. Really?

Over the past couple of months, wooden wallets have caught on as a trend in the design world. Like this one. Or this one. Or even this one.

Aside from looking like they’d be an uncomfortable, cumbersome mass occupying your back pocket. they’re kind of the antithesis of design. Design is supposed to address a need or improve on an idea. I’m not seeing it with these. Seriously, who really wants a wood wallet?

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