The Queen isn’t dead. Long live the Queen!

Australia Post's graphic design department must draw straws to see who gets to design each year's Queen's birthday issue.

"Crap, I've drawn the short straw. What's the brief?"

"Same as the last 35 years: the Queen, some flowers and shit, pinks and blues, and try to not make her look like she hired MI6 to knock off Princess Diana."

USA portraits – and the best stamp they never released

Credit where it's due. How well does the United States Postal Service do portrait stamps? It's got a head start, being in America and all. With its entrepreneurial spirit, vibrant cultural scene, and comprehensive disenfranchisement of minorities, the USA is never short of an innovator, an envelope-pusher or a trailblazer to honour on a stamp.... Continue Reading →

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