Send a Tiny Letter to Someone Special

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The World’s Smallest Post Service (WSPS) is a transcription service and roaming post office based in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a project created and managed by artist Lea Redmond.

Notes about WSPS (from Leafcutter Designs):

The WSPS began in 2008 as a quirky little social art project. Postmaster Lea Redmond sets up her tiny roaming office in cafes and shops in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond and offers a teeny tiny letter transcription service to passers-by. At these appearances the letters are transcribed by hand on a miniature, wooden roll-top desk in the tiniest of script, sealed with a miniscule wax seal with the sender’s initial pressed into it, and packaged up with a magnifying glass.

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Top: Chronicle Book’s will be selling a kit of The World’s Smallest Post Service, which includes 40 mini writing sheets and envelopes, 60 envelope seals, 4 gift boxes and more.
Photos © Lea Redmond

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Adriana is the Webby Award–winning designer, editor of Scene360 magazine and author of "Tat'oo" book. Acquiring 20 years of writing experience in fine arts, Adriana has dedicated her time to documenting the lives and work of tattooists. Published also on Inked, Skin Deep, Tattoo Life and more. Follow the author @ Instagram and view more articles.

April 5, 2011 Art Paper Art