Dutch agency Solar Initiative did a pretty cool job developing two sets of dynamic postal stamps for TPG Post. This paper short movie - featuring Dutch speed skater Yvonne van Gennip - has been realized using a lenticular effect technology (New Zealand partners) combined with a unique printing process (Australia partners). Incredible how this global innovation package gets available for... exactly, 39 Eurocents.
Aart van Bezooijen is a Dutch optimist and motivator for materials in design. He lives and works in Hamburg where he founded Material Stories (2005) to inspire and enable the best use of materials to make design more competitive, creative and sustainable.
2011 he explored sustainable solutions from around the world during the "It's Not Easy Being Green" project with graphic designer Paula Raché. He co-organized the Materials Café exhibitions at the Hannover Messe in Germany, the world's leading trade fair for industrial technology. Since 2012, he works as Professor for Material and Technology Transfer at the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle growing a new materials library.