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   /   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.