Homage to the Stamp

This poster print (21.5" x 29") commissioned by Tiny Showcase and created by Gavin Potenza is S-A-weet. Find it here and it is only $12.

Here is what Gavin said about his stamp designs, "The stamps were each inspired by various elements surrounding the culture of the countries, including the Swiss-born color theorist Johannes Itten, old French Tarot cards, the Brazilian boardwalk Copacabana, German designer Otl Aicher, Mayan patterns, the Swiss Alps, sweater patterns, and op artist Victor Vasarely."

I am all together bummed that this letterpress edition is sold out. boo.

(via Grain Edit)


Tina said...

oh no! the letterpress one is amazing, maybe why it sold out so quickly. Love the designs too!

made sweet said...

these are gorgeous!!! good find.

Jennifer Ramos said...

those stamps are so cute looking!
Wish more of them were like that.
Jen Ramos
'100% Recycled DESIGNER Cards & More'

shill said...

i'll be a stamp collector if i see stamps like that all the time :)

erica said...

i missed out on the letterpress, too, but i bought the poster for a christmas present.

skye said...

beautiful. my grandmother was a post master and she started a stamp collection for me. i would love to have this to share with her.

Andrew said...


If you want to see more op art, I suggest you check out these Vasarely sculptures and multiples.

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