You can now stamp your (Danish) mail with Lego

Starting today, Post Denmark is releasing a brand new set of Lego-branded, stamps featuring either a male or female minifig amidst a sea of floating bricks. In other words, you might actually have a reason to buy a stamp now. » 1/02/15 12:27pm 1/02/15 12:27pm

Let This Crack Designer Turn Your Address Into a Logo and Stamp

For better or worse, almost every form of correspondence in our lives has migrated onto the internet. Except for one: Thank you notes. And since you're about to have many of those notes to write, consider stepping up your game with a sweet personalized address stamp. » 12/19/14 5:20pm 12/19/14 5:20pm

The UN Has Its Own Postal System And You Can Buy Its Awesome Stamps

One of the UN's many delightful eccentricities is its internal United Nations Postal Administration, which was founded in 1951 and issues stamps than can only be used within the UN—even though, intriguingly, they're hugely popular outside of it. The UN recently issued its latest batch of designs, and they're great. » 11/17/14 5:08pm 11/17/14 5:08pm

Plaster Your Face All Over Important Paperwork With These Custom Stamps

Signatures are for suckers. If you really want to leave your mark on a sheet of loose leaf, consider this goofy but super-fun idea from the fine folks at Stamp Yo Face! It's a custom stamp. Of yo face. » 3/06/14 5:07pm 3/06/14 5:07pm

Why This Red Smudge Is the Most Valuable Stamp in the World

It may be hard to believe, but that faded bit of paper you see above is actually the most sought-after and revered stamp in the world. Or at least, it will be this June, which is when it's poised to pull in a whopping $10-20 million at auction—the most money ever spent a dirty piece of paper. » 2/28/14 2:00pm 2/28/14 2:00pm

Scrapbookers Rejoice! Casio's Pomrie Prints Adorable Rubber Stamps

If you've ever been dragged into a craft store you'll know that—for whatever reason—scrapbooking is a booming business. And Casio has decided it wants a piece of that glitter-covered pie with the introduction of a printer called the Pomrie that can actually churn out custom rubber stamps. » 1/07/14 9:00pm 1/07/14 9:00pm

Customizable Pixel Stamp Lets You Painstakingly Punch Out Any Design

Perfect for scrapbookers, teachers, or banking types who don't think 'rejected' is a strong enough term, Quirky's upcoming Pixit stamp lets you create a custom image or text by painstakingly setting a grid of pins into any design. » 4/17/13 6:20pm 4/17/13 6:20pm

The US Postal Service Could Easily Turn Things Around With Belgian…

It can't just be the United States Postal Service that's having a hard time staying afloat. Email and social networking is available all around the world, but maybe the USPS should take a hint from the clever Belgians who've created a collection of stamps that celebrate—and actually smell and taste like—chocolate. » 2/26/13 4:40pm 2/26/13 4:40pm

A Keychain To Stamp Your John Hancock Everywhere

Slap your signature all over everything like a very demure tag artist with these wonderful customizable inspector stamps. For $23 a pop, you can add your address, your website, your twitter handle if you're desperate, or whatever your little Lisa Frank-channeling heart desires. » 9/06/12 5:00pm 9/06/12 5:00pm

Nanoparticle Rubber Stamps Could Help Heal Wounds

You know the UV-ink rubber stamps that night clubs like to stick on your skin? Well, a novel silver nanotech variant of the idea could actually help heal your skin wounds more quickly. » 4/06/11 6:00pm 4/06/11 6:00pm

Stampler: The Stapler and the Stamp Had an Adorable Baby

Attaching pieces of paper together is pretty humdrum as far as office activities go, but what if your every staple could be magically transformed into a day-brightening Smiley Face stamp? For £12.00, that's just what the Stampler, an ingenious new stapler and stamp hybrid, will do! Well, that's what it hopes to do.… » 4/05/11 9:20am 4/05/11 9:20am

Philatelists With Secret Design Fetishes Should Keep An Eye Out For…

I'll admit it: I'm a secret stamp-collector. Especially limited edition series such as the US postal service's Pioneers of American Industrial Design, which has 12 important designers from the '30s to '50s. On sale in July. [USPS via Core77] » 1/03/11 12:00pm 1/03/11 12:00pm

If I Had These Stamps, I'd Find Paper to Push

From the desk of Kyle VanHemert. Ha! I don't have any important documents to send to people or even a desk from which to send them. But these stamps. These stamps! They might just spark my professional renaissance. » 11/29/10 11:40am 11/29/10 11:40am

Postage Stamps Go High-Tech With QR Code-Like Stamp Readable by Apps

The UK's Royal Mail may've been kicking around in some shape or form since 1516, but they've become the first postal service to create an "intelligent stamp," readable like a QR code by an Android or iPhone app. » 9/03/10 5:50am 9/03/10 5:50am

Camera Stamps Celebrate Their Own Obsolescence

The Stampy Digital Camera is just a concept, but the idea is simply too adorable to ignore. Take a photo, then an auto-configured stamp lets you "print" it wherever you'd like. The possibilities are endless: » 7/02/10 4:40pm 7/02/10 4:40pm

Keyboard Made With Hundreds of Postage Stamps

Stamp collecting or "philately" (as nerds in the know insist on calling it) has never really been all that interesting to me. In fact, I always considered it to be extremely boring. But one look at this beautiful stamp keyboard has changed my mind. There are actually 10 of these keyboards in existence, with each one… » 11/06/07 3:45pm 11/06/07 3:45pm

Coffee Cup Stamp Mug

Do your kids and annoying house-guests just refuse to use a coaster? Give them one of these stamp mugs with an interesting floral patter on the base. These mugs come in two different designs that interlock in a few places so you can go nuts, stamping away at your gorgeous coffee table. » 6/21/06 8:00pm 6/21/06 8:00pm

Netherlands Debuts Video Stamp

The Netherlands has issued a lenticular video stamp, using a special printing process on a stamp-sized piece of plastic. Each stamp sells for .39 (46 cents US), and before you think that's crazy, keep in mind that these are not flat panel displays that we're talking about. How does this work, you might ask? The… » 2/17/06 10:56am 2/17/06 10:56am