Friday, June 14, 2019

Philately Fridays: Korea, 1974

Great use of geometric forms for this Korean stamp from the 55th National Athletic Meeting in Seoul.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Philately Fridays: The Netherlands, 1972

Two stamps from The Netherlands in honor of the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Munich.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Philately Fridays: Germany, 1963

The 18th Century Brothers Grimm folk story "The Wolf And The Seven Kids" told across four beautifully-illustrated postage stamps.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Philately Fridays: Germany, 1969

Graphic postage stamp commemorating the 50th anniversary of the International Labor Organization.

For comparison, Mall of America's updated identity from 2013:

Friday, April 19, 2019

Philately Fridays: Czechoslovakia, 1968

Two stamps celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Czech coup d'état known as "Victorious February" or Vitezny Unor.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Philately Fridays: Hungary, 1976

Because you should never have to decide between designing a stamp about space exploration and a stamp about the 1976 Olympic Games.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Philately Fridays: Romania, 1979

Five stamps showing different traditional outfits of the different regions of Romania: Maramures in the North, and Vrancea and Pădureni in the East, .

Friday, February 22, 2019

Philately Fridays: Zaire, 1982

Two stamps from Zaire celebrating the convergence of telecommunications and health in a groovy early '80s Pushpin-esque fashion.