Catalogs, oh my!

One day’s worth of catalogs:

pile of catalogs

I like shopping on the Internet, but there’s something to slowly paging through a paper catalog that is so much more satisfying than any Internet e-commerce site I’ve ever used. I’ll look through catalogs that hardly interest me if the catalog looks fun and interesting.

I’m not sure what it is about physical paper catalogs that appeals to me – if it’s the tactile touch, the presentation, the simplicity, …?