(Courtesy  of Design Observer: Professional Management: Joseph Wharton USA, 1981, design by Rudolph de Harak ’92 | Deutsche Automobil-Ausstellung Berlin (International Automobile Exhibition, Berlin) Poster stamp, 1924, design by Lucian Bernhard ’97 and Fritz Rosen | Folk Art: Pennsylvania Toleware USA, 1979, design by Bradbury Thompson ’75 | Emancipation Proclamation USA, 1963, design by Georg Olden ’07)

(Courtesy  of Design Observer: Bosch Magnetos Poster stamp, c.1910, design by Lucian Bernhard ’97 | National Park Service USA, 1966, design by Thomas Geismar ’79 | Great River Road USA, 1966, design by Herbert Bayer ’70 | Canada Centenary USA, 1967, design by Ivan Chermayeff ’79 | Learning Never Ends USA, 1980, design by Bradbury Thompson ’75)

Today on Design Observer, book designer Michael Russem, shares his collection of postage stamps designed by AIGA Medalist. Which is your favorite mini work of art?