The Archive Series #001.
Graphic Stamps. The miniature beauty of postage stamps
Jacket printed 2PMS, Lay flat bound, Four colour litho print, 230mm x 170mm portrait, 328pp, 2016
The Archive Series
The Archive Series is a bibliographic celebration of graphic design archives and collections. The first title in the new series is devoted to the design of postage stamps. Sourced from the collections of stamp design experts Iain Follett and Blair Thomson, the book celebrates the brilliance of postage stamp design from around the world.
The Archive Series #001
The miniature beauty of postage stamps
Postage stamps are the forgotten gems of graphic design. This is odd when you contemplate the high levels of aesthetic and technical qualities required to produce graphics for a tiny scrap of paper with perforated edges.