United States Postal Service  /  Janis Joplin Stamp

The fourth design in the “Music Icons” series commemorates Janis Joplin with a psychedelic-era inspired stamp. Art direction and design: Antonio Alcalá, Stamp photo: David Gahr, Stamp lettering: Daniel Pelavin, Cover photo: Bruce Steinberg.

  • Sheet of the Musical Icons: Janis Joplin Stamp for the United States Postal Service.
  • Musical Icons: Janis Joplin Stamp for the United States Postal Service.

Stamp  /  Harvey Milk, United States Postal Service

A civil rights activist and one of the first openly gay elected officials in the U.S., Harvey Milk is commemorated in this stamp with a photo by Daniel Nicoletta.

  • Sheet of the Harvey Milk Stamp for the United States Postal Service.
  • Harvey Milk Stamp for the United States Postal Service.

United States Postal Service  /  Emancipation Proclamation Stamp

Using a key phrase from the original document, this stamp commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Art Direction: Antonio Alcalá, Designer: Gail Anderson.

  • Sheet of Emancipation Proclamation postage stamps.
  • U.S. Postage Stamp commemorating the Emancipation Proclamation.

United States Postal Service  /  Waves of Color Stamp

This set of four high-denomination stamps are the first completely abstract designs issued by the USPS. Art Direction: Antonio Alcalá, Designer: Michael Dyer.

  • Set of the Waves of Color Stamps for the United States Postal Service
  • One Dollar Waves of Color Stamp.
  • Two Dollar Waves of Color Stamp.
  • Five Dollar Waves of Color Stamp.
  • Ten Dollar Waves of Color Stamp.

United States Postal Service  /  Kaleidoscope Flowers Stamp

A flower-like design composed of geometric shapes, these stamps utilize different color palettes, creating a set of four. Art Direction: Antonio Alcalá, Designers: Nicole and Petra Kapitza.

  • Sheet of the Kaleidoscope Flowers Stamp for the United States Postal Service

United States Postal Service  /   Musical Icons: Lydia Mendoza

The first design in the new “Music Icons” series, this stamp celebrates the Tejano singer and performer Lydia Mendoza. Art Direction: Antonio Alcalá, Designer: Neal Ashby.

  • Sheet of the Musical Icons: Lydia Mendoza Stamp for the United States Postal Service
  • Musical Icons: Lydia Mendoza Stamp for the United States Postal Service

United States Postal Service   /   Medal of Honor

A new folio design allows every Medal of Honor recipient from World War II to be recognized by name. The stamps feature the two medals, Army and Navy, issued during this era.

  • Sheet of the Medal of Honor Stamp for the United States Postal Service
  • Medal of Honor Stamp for the United States Postal Service

United States Postal Service   /   Vintage Seed Packets

A series of stamps using vintage seed packet art reflect Americans’ interest in gardening and nostalgic imagery.

  • Sheet of the Vintage Seed Packets Stamp for the United States Postal Service
  • Vintage Seed Packets Stamp for the United States Postal Service

United States Postal Service   /   Love 2014

Traditional paper-cut art and a love of heart-shaped themes inspired the design of this stamp. Art Direction: Antonio Alcalá, Illustrator: Q. Cassetti.

  • Sheet of paper-cut heart postage stamps.
  • U.S. Postage Stamp featuring paper-cut hearts.

United States Postal Service   /   Inverted Jenny Reissue

A reissue of the famous “Inverted Jenny” stamp error includes new artwork highlighting elements of the original story.

  • The famous Inverted Jenny stamp error is reissued using the original printing plates. The sheet design makes a nod to the original error with its headline treatments.
  • Reissue of Inverted Jenny postage stamp.