The new annual catalog from Restoration Hardware is landing in households this week with a 17-pound thud.
The gigantic mailing is actually a bundle of 13 “sourcebooks” that offer more than 3,300 pages of “curated and inspired design.”
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But the heft of the package has prompted some scathing comments and cheeky photos, as well as a Tumblr site named Deforestation Hardware.
Restoration Hardware defended its bulk delivery, insisting the catalogs are "carbon neutral" since they only get mailed out once a year and as a single package.
However, it failed to apologize to postal carriers who still had to deliver them.