David Gentleman’s 40-year collaboration with Royal Mail is celebrated in a new autobiographical book entitled Artwork. Gentleman reveals the truth behind the decision to drop his ‘politically unacceptable’ environment stamps and his determination, alongside the then Postmaster General Tony Benn, to remove the Queen’s head from stamps. Artwork will be published by Ebury on 3 October, priced £30.
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Designs by Paq incorporate bright sundial-inspired type contrasted with bold photography to show the “spirit and fun” of the monthly event.
Cult instrument the Electronium was designed by Motown’s Raymond Scott 60 years ago but was never realised, until now