Monday, June 20, 2011

Art Deco Postage Stamps Released by Canada Post

This five-stamp issue celebrating the details of the Art Déco period showcases five Canadian structures built during the era. . . . According to designer Ivan Novotny of Taylor | Sprules, “Many of the great (Art) Deco buildings across this country have very distinct silhouettes that were defined by the principles of the movement. It’s the commonly overlooked extraordinary details that adorn these great spires that demand a closer look.”

In addition to dramatic black and white photo-graphy, Novotny adds that the stamp design “uses bold geometric forms and vibrant colours, to capture each building’s unique character.”

According to Alain Leduc, Stamp Design Manager, “With stamps, it’s the details that . . .

Full stamp details at: Canada Post

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