Royal Mail stamps highlight classic British gadget design

The Royal Mail's latest line of stamps celebrating "classic British design" are just delightfully, gorgeously mundane. Some of the entries are so well designed that it's easy to forget they were designed at all. Absolutely loving them. British Design Classics stamps by Royal Mail [Dezeen]
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6 Responses to Royal Mail stamps highlight classic British gadget design

  1. wil9000 says:

    The Mini-Skirt by Mary Quant made the list, and it’s got the Queen looking right at it. Gotta love Her Majesty.

  2. SpeckledJim says:

    Nobody noticed during the design process that that’s a dress, not a skirt? Nice stamps though. :)

  3. Anonymous says:

    They should have one for the font used, too, which looks like either a new digitization of Gill Sans with some alterations, or possibly p22 Johnson Underground, both of which are GREAT underrated classics of English design.

  4. aj says:

    I love this. Adore it.

  5. styrofoam says:

    No Dualit?

  6. DSMVWL THS says:

    I hope they do a Police Box stamp.

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