USPS Eames stamps.

From Eames Demetrious:

These stamps were designed by the remarkable Derry Noyes, who design many of the stamps for the US Post Office. The first inklings of this possibility were 10 or 12 years ago when we (I am wearing my Eames Office hat here) first answered a request for research images.

There is a wonderful familial connection there, as Derry is the daughter of Eli Noyes, who was an extremely close friend of Charles and Ray’s and the director of design at IBM.

Slowly over this time period it blossomed to a full on set of 16 stamps to celebrate the richness of Charles and Ray’s work. We see the Eames House, La Chaise, the Lounge Chair, Crosspatch, House of Cards, the film Tops and more.

Just think: How many Toys are on stamps? How many short films? This is just a great thing.

I can’t wait! (via AT:LA)

10 comments
  1. JulieJan 9, 20081:51 pm

    You guys get all the good stamps!

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  2. AimeeJan 9, 20082:13 pm

    Well that is cool! :)

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  3. lindsayJan 9, 20088:31 pm

    This is probably a silly question…but why is there a slash through the 41 ? Can you not actually use them? Just wondering….very very cool though.

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  4. Anna at D16Jan 9, 200810:09 pm

    Lindsay, the post office just put those lines through the value on images of stamps (online, in print ads, etc.) to prevent counterfeiting. The actual stamps will be usable, and will not have the line through the value!

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  5. jenn skiJan 10, 20082:05 am

    I want some!!!!

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  6. aliciaJan 10, 200810:36 am

    Great! You’re right- toys and films on stamps- it’s so nice to do something different.

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  7. lindsayJan 10, 20083:10 pm

    Ha! That’s makes perfect sense! I knew I was asking a silly question :)

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  8. JonelleJan 15, 20087:55 pm

    Wow, these stamps are great! I definitely want these. I don’t see them on the USPS site quite yet. Maybe I’ll have to go into the post office to pick them up.

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  9. Anna at D16Jan 15, 20088:02 pm

    Jonelle, I don’t think they’re out until Summer 2008!

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  10. Neil LamensJan 30, 20084:36 pm

    I can’t waite either……..big Herman Miller fan, love the Eames’s.

    Neil

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