Postage stamps are more than little squares of paper to be stuck on envelopes. Justin Zhuang discovers how stamps have helped forge Singapore’s identity over the past five decades.
Justin Zhuang is a writer and researcher with an interest in design, cities, culture, history and media. The co-founder of writing studio In Plain Words contributes to various architecture and design magazines, including "Design Observer" and American Institute of Graphic Art’s "Eye on Design". He is the author of "Independence: The History of Graphic Design in Singapore Since the 1960s" (2012), "Mosaic Memories: Remembering the Playgrounds Singapore Grew Up In" (2014) and the catalogue for the exhibition “Fifty Years of Singapore Design” (2016). For more information, see http://justinzhuang.com