Friday Nov 18, 2011 by mike

Philately Fridays: Canada, 1976

Well, since 123Klan is in town getting ready for their big show opening at CO Exhibitions this weekend, we're really in the Montréal mindstate, so here's a set of three stamps from the 1976 Summer Olympic games, held in their hometown.

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Friday Oct 7, 2011 by mike

Philately Fridays: Mexico, 1972

Otl Aicher's branding for the 1972 Munich Olympics is one of my favorite identity systems of all time. Here are some of those fantastic colors and graphics applied to a postage stamp from Mexico.

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Friday Aug 26, 2011 by mike

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.

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