The miniature sheet was designed by Aamu Song and Johan Olin, who together make up the designer-artist partnership Company. The stamp set depicts products made of many different materials, representing both traditional and more recent craft techniques. The miniature sheet spotlights various techniques as well as traditional, more industrial manufacture. Many of the works show collaboration between manufacturers and designers. The craft products featured on the stamps are Rose Socks and Grandmother’s Square by Tuula Kunnas, Birch Bark Handbag by Auli Vasara, and Dancing Shoes and Porcini Stool by COMPANY. The spaces between the stamps on the sheet are filled with drawings that illustrate different craft techniques.
Issue Date: 06.11.2015 Designer: COMPANY (Aamu Song and Johan Olin) Colours: 4 Colours
Chilli, Tomatoes and Herbs
Vegetables of the Year featured on a roll of stamps of finland.The stamps feature chili peppers, tomatoes and herbs, which were selected as Vegetable of the Year between 2012 and 2014.The chili peppers depicted on the stamps include the orange Habanero, Heatwave, Joe’s Long, Jamaican Bell, Jalastar and Summer Heat. The tomatoes on the stamps include beefsteak tomato, cherry tomato and organic tomato. Herbs are represented by basil, salvia and cilantro.
Issue Date: 06.11.2015 Designer: Ossi Hiekkala Colours: 4 Colours