Polish design historian Dr. Piotr Rypson conceived a project that commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first Polish avant-garde exhibition of Polish Formists-Expressionists. The result? Four postage stamps with illustrative and typographic work represented by Poland's leading progressive artists.
There's so much graphic design history on these seven envelopes, they're giving Steven Heller goosebumps.
These Vietnam postage stamps are from the late '80s after the reunification of the North and South.
Last week, the United States Postal Service, which is under the cloud of possible bankruptcy, issued the Innovative Choreographers stamps series with portraits of Isadora Duncan, Jose Limon, Katherine Dunham, and Bob Fosse. They were illustrated by the great James McMullan, known for his Lincoln Center Theater posters, and art directed/designed by Ethel Kessler.