Effective today, the USPS has a new First Class stamp price (a rice of 3 cents) and a host of other new prices for all of their services. In the end, it’s still a bargain to ship via USPS compared to UPS and FedEx. I don’t mind this at all.
The Smithsonian uploaded this video that’s a part of the National Postage Museum that shows how artists go about making and designing the stamps used on our national postage.
This is awesome! Ford’s new Freeform Fabrication Technology brings down the time it takes to stamp sheet metal from 6-8 weeks to overnight. The system reads a CAD file and then uses robotic points (like a pen) to bend the metal to the desired shape. For prototypes and concept vehicles, this is a godsend I’m […]
This seems like a really complicated way to explain to somebody that corporations aren’t people.
ECAL Low-Tech Factory/Stamp from ECAL on Vimeo. Neat!
Got a chance to check out Molly’s work at the Renegade Crafts Fair in Brooklyn last week. Her work is pretty amazing as she takes real postage stamps and extends their canvas onto larger sheets of paper. The scenes she paints around the stamps are so convincing that you’re sometimes led to believe that the […]