Patriotic new stamp for business mail

On Feb. 20, the United States Postal Service (USPS) released “Radiant Star,” a stamp intended for business mail users. Showcasing easily recognizable design elements from the U.S. flag, the stamp features an image reminiscent of the Stars and Stripes. In this vibrant graphic design, red and white stripes appear to radiate from a blue star.

Designer Carol Beehler used two shades of blue for the star to give it a three-dimensional look. Antonio Alcalá, an art director for the USPS, provided art direction. The words “USA” and “Presorted Standard” appear along the bottom of the stamp, which will be sold in coils of 3,000 and 10,000 at U.S. post office locations and

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