New England Coastal Lighthouses: A Series Heads Northeast Illustrator Howard Koslow and art director Howard Paine have been creating artwork for the popular Lighthouses stamp series since 1990. Here, they reveal their vision for the latest release.
The Stamp We've All Been Waiting For Comes Around Capturing the essence of the Man in Black — whose music spanned six decades and crossed nearly every musical genre — was an exciting, albeit intimidating, honor.
The Civil War: 1861: A Nation Touched with Fire Rather than glorify a conflict that tore our nation apart, art director Phil Jordan wanted to express how the war really looked and felt for those who lived through it.
Waves of Color: Highly ValuedFour elegant new stamps represent a striking departure from traditional U.S. postage designs. Yet their imagery is rooted in the visual language of value: currency banknotes.
Emancipation Proclamation: Freedom and the Press Discover the role that a 134-year-old letterpress shop played in commemorating the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s history-altering document.
Jobs Well Done, in Pictures Early 20th-century industry workers spent their lives and sweat building our country. One photographer's images brought their efforts into focus better than anyone.
Miles Davis and Edith Piaf: A Distinct Symmetry Read a firsthand account by art director Greg Breeding of the path he took to create a visual parallel between two very different musical artists.
Major League Baseball™ All-Stars: Created by Fans, for FansArt director Phil Jordan and illustrator Kadir Nelson combined their talents and a shared enthusiasm for baseball to create a grand slam issue — four new stamps honoring four giants of the game.