Friday, August 26, 2011

Philately Fridays: Canada, 1976

Three stamps from Canada celebrating arts, crafts, and music just in time for the 1976 Olympics. This is a perfect execution of the '70s still life photo shoot trend which surfaced in a lot of advertising and graphic arts.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Philately Fridays: Bulgaria, 1980, 1986

2 from Bulgaria, all about books. I'll forever be a sucker for a good fat-lined illustration. Can anyone translate these?

Friday, August 12, 2011

Friday, August 5, 2011

Philately Fridays: Germany, 1970

Six stamps from Germany dedicated to heroes and do-gooders.

Life Rescue Society


Fire Brigade


Mountain Rescue Team

Technical Welfare Organization

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

3 Bears and a Kangaroo

Four animal logos created by German designers.

Philipp Seitz

Tobias Schwab

Gerhard Marx

Hermann Virl