Roger Dean is an English artist, designer, and publisher. To mark a most significant collaboration between him, Isle of Man Post Office, Manx National Heritage and the Manx Museum in Douglas, Isle of Man Post Office has presented 'Islands and Bridges' set of six stamps showcasing the work of internationally-renowned designer Roger Dean.
StampNews.com invites our readers to appreciate the original design of these bright philatelic items.
This enthralling collection features some of Roger Dean's most recognizable artwork from album covers of artists including Yes and Uriah Heep. The image on the 45p stamp titled 'Meeting Place' was inspired by the Isle of Man and created especially for this collection and aforementioned exhibition.
Roger Dean is internationally renowned for his album cover designs, posters and books. More than sixty million copies of his images have been sold around the world as posters, cards, calendars books and album covers. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide including the Royal Academy of Arts, the V&A, the Royal College of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London and the New York Culture Center, USA.
These stamps are a celebration of an artist who has inspired and continues to inspire generations of young men and women to become professional designers and artists. Whether a philatelic or a design enthusiast; there is something for everyone in this captivating collection.