Niko Courtelis

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Weekend Heller: Stamp Butcher

Niko Courtelis is a creative director, filmmaker, and, says the Kat Ran Press, "a butcher of stamps." Learn more about his book that collects his creative work.

Lick for a Merry Xmas

The designer and filmmaker Niko Courtelis collects Christmas Seals, those little stamps issued in 1907 to raise awareness and funds for the cure of tuberculosis. Emily Bissell, a veteran fundraiser, came up with a plan to design and print special holiday seals and sell them at the post office for a penny each. The American...