Friday, February 6, 2009

Philately Fridays: China, 1983

1983 was declared to be World Communications Year. For computer nerds, this probably meant all sorts of exciting stuff. For graphic design nerds, this meant all sorts of very nicely-designed commemorative postage stamps to collect. Here's one from China with a great geometric heart pattern.

Related: Austrian World Communications Year stamp from 1983


queer little fellow said...

Since most people will see "China" and think immediately of the People's Republic, I'd just like to point out that this stamp was issued by the Republic of China on Taiwan. Which - I didn't know until recently - does not belong to the Universal Postal Union!

Sam Smith said...

Ugh. sickeningly good.

CHEY said...

thought you would like this news graphic sequence. similar in spirit to that canadian broadcasting clip you had up.