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U.S. Postal Service Honors Pioneers of American Industrial Design Commemorated on New Stamps

WASHINGTON, D.C.- “Quicktake: Stamps of Approval” features the work of American industrial designers recognized by the U.S. Postal Service in a new series of Forever stamps. The stamps commemorate 12 pioneers of American industrial design whose designs helped shaped the look of everyday life in the 20th century. Organized by the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum with the Philbrook Museum of Art, the “Quicktake” installation will debut in the Great Hall of Cooper-Hewitt Aug. 12 and run through Sept. 25, before continuing on a nationwide tour. Admission will be free. The main exhibition galleries at Cooper-Hewitt remain closed as the museum embarks this fall on a $64 million expansion and renovation. Visitors continue to enjoy