MOAM x PostNL

What The 2017 holiday stamps
Where The Netherlands
Who Lieke van Lexmond, Tim Hofman and Anita Witzier

Young artists design this years’ December stamps

This year, MOAM collaborated with PostNL to give young, upcoming talents the opportunity to design this years’ annual December holiday stamps. The personal Christmas stories of Dutch celebrities like Lieke van Lexmond, Tim Hofman and Anita Witzier inspired the young artist in the creation of their artwork for the stamp. PostNL has a rich and lengthy history of high-profile stamps. Famous artists and celebrated designers have created tiny works of art in the form of stamps in the past decades. This year the December stamps are extra special because of its reproduction quantity. PostNL expects to deliver over 85 million Christmas cards.

All artists and Dutch celebrities are nominated and linked by MOAM. MOAM selected the following duo’s:

Nouchka Huijg & Anita Witzier

Adrian en Gidi & Ruth Jacott

Lieke van der Vorst & Loretta Schrijver

Loutje Hoekstra & Lieke van Lexmond

Anne Claire de Breij & René en Natasja Froger

Jesse Strikwerda & Tim Hofman

Emilie van Spronsen & Irene Moors

Jessica Nielsen & Tineke Schouten

Arjen Roos & Janny van der Heijden

Sella Molenaar & Wendy van Dijk

 

Christmas memories of the Dutch celebrities

Based on the personal Christmas stories of the Dutch celebrities, the artists created ten unique stamps and matching cards. The artists worked in complete creative freedom to shape these personal Christmas memories into an art piece.

From the 20th of November onwards, the December stamps are available at over 60.000 PostNL retail locations. They are available in a unique box, which contains ten cards ten December holiday stamps.