re:treat | the world cup of stamp design

I’ve been wanting to do a post on the graphic design of the World Cup, but honestly, nothing captured my imagination enough to warrant the attention. Maybe I was just distracted by the cacophony of vuvuzelas.  And then I saw these postage stamps on design:related.

Karen Horton has curated a beautiful collection of stamps from every participating country. Most  are from  1900 through the mid-1930s, with a few from the early 1970s.

Some of my favorites:

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