An independent archive of typography.
to participate.




Industries

Formats

Typefaces

  • These are the most common typefaces in the database, but there are many more. Try a search!

Kansas Statehood Stamp

Contributed by Stephen Coles on Oct 9th, 2013. Artwork published in .
    466340-01-main-900x695.jpg
    Source: https://store.usps.com United States Postal Service. License: All Rights Reserved.

    “On January 27, 2011, in Topeka, Kansas, the Postal Service™ issued a “Kansas Statehood (Forever)” commemorative stamp. This stamp commemorating the 150th anniversary of Kansas statehood features artwork by renowned commercial and fine-art painter Dean Mitchell, Tampa, Florida and designed by Howard E. Paine, Delaplane, Virginia.” — USPS

    It’s a pleasant and appropriate piece of work, but too bad they couldn’t find an illustrator and designer in Kansas to create it. Even better, the type could be local too. Clarendon certainly represents the hearty style of typography common in the Western US in the 1800s, but there are also a few worthy Kansas-based designers who could provide such type or lettering for the stamp. Erin McLaughlin or Nathan Williams come to mind.

    Read more about the stamp at Beyond the Perf.

    Typefaces

    • Clarendon

    Formats

    Industries

    Designers/Agencies

    Tagged with

    Artwork location

    In Sets

    Post a comment

    More Clarendon in use

    Contribute to the Collection
    Contribute Fonts in Use is a collaborative project. Create an account and submit your own work or other examples of typography.


    Ads Via The Deck