Team Publishing designs Titanic stamps

Loewy Group consultancy Team Publishing has designed a sheet of commemorative Titanic stamps for the Royal Mail telling the story of the building, launching, sailing, and sinking of the Titanic.

Team Publishing designed Titanic stamps
Team Publishing-designed Titanic stamps

The consultancy, which worked with the Royal Mail last year on a set of commemorative Mary Rose stamps, was asked to ‘emphasise the positives’ through the design of the Titanic stamps, according to Team Publishing creative director Bob Wheller.

Team Publishing undertook a research project, talking to institutions including the Greenwich Maritime Museum, The Merseyside Maritime Museum and National Museums Northern Ireland.

‘The ship represents a time capsule and we’ve celebrated its building. It was made pre-World War One when Britain was at its strongest economically and Titanic represented luxury, the best of technology and furnishings, including swimming pools and oak paneled smoking rooms. The romance of the ship only adds to the tragedy,’ says Wheller.

Around 30 images were selected from image libraries and whittled down to ten. ‘We wanted to use an image of a life ring but couldn’t confirm it was from the Titanic,’ says Wheller.

The stamps launch on 10 April, the day RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton.  

Latest articles

Portrait of young businessman giving presentation to colleagues. Young man showing new app design layout on white board to coworkers during business presentation.

Meetings that move people – How to practise

The time spent meeting and presenting to clients or clients-to-be is more valuable to consultancies than ever before. But are you making the most of yours? Following on from the first article on Preparation, John Scarrott, trainer and coach to design businesses, looks at the second ‘P’ of successful meetings and presentations: Practise.