When ‘Aesthetic Advisor’ Paul Hefting left the Dutch Post & Telecom (PTT) ‘Art & Design’ department, a publication (De Ideale Postzegel) was issued to celebrate his many contributions to the company. Ton was invited to contribute. An imaginary stamp was designed and ‘published’ in a simulated newspaper article: “Completely new stamp system introduced – because with the departure of Mr. P. Hefting a way had to be found to issue stamps without the involvement of graphic designers”. The end of a long history of excellent stamp design in The Netherlands. 1994 © PTT



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