The art of stamps is something that can be easily overlooked.

Essentially a byproduct of something usually far more important.

Look closer however and there’s a world of beauty abound in all those top corners micro graphics.

UK Christmas Stamp 2014

Lubrapex Stamp Exhibition. Brazil, 1970. Design: Eduardo J. Rodrigues

Postzegel Nederland 1978
San Fransisco Stamp


I could go on.

There’s a great book over on the Unit Editions website dedicated to the art of graphic stamps.

If you like what you’re seeing above, you might also like to take a look at the @graphilately Instagram account. There’s an abundance of design on here, from all over the world.