Saturday, January 16, 2016

Finland 2015

ISSUE DATE: 6 November 2015
 STAMP DESIGN: Aamu Song / Johan Olin

The sheet is the result of a proposal submitted to Posti by the Finnish Crafts Organization Taito ry, the Association of Craft Teachers TOL ry and the Association of Technology Teachers TAO ry. The miniature sheet is designed by Aamu Song and Johan Olin, who together make up the artist partnership COMPANY www.com-pa-ny.com

The stamps depict products made from many different materials, representing both traditional and new crafting techniques. The featured craft products are Rose socks and Grandmother's Square by Tuula Kunnas, Birch bark handbag by Auli Vasara, as well as Dancing Shoes and Porcini Stool by COMPANY. The spaces between the stamps on the sheet are filled with drawings that illustrate different crafting techniques.

Stamp images and description thanks to Posti
Products images thanks to COM-PA-NY