At first glance, this year’s special stamps seem to depict a wintry graphic pattern. However, a closer look quickly reveals that the two snowflakes have incredible symmetry. Hypersymmetrics, or “multidimensional symmetry” is a form of artistic representation developed by Jens W. Beyrich. Twelve stars, which make up the basic form of the snowflakes, can be configured in 1016 different ways. If each one was drawn on a beer mat, they would cover the surface of the earth.
Price of the series: €2,10
Concept: Jens W. Beyrich (FL)
Layout: Ben Hemmen, POST Luxembourg (LU)
Printing: Offset lithographie, black, 2 metallic pantone colours, 2 pantone mat, glow-in-thedark
colours by Cartor Security Printer, Meaucé la Loupe (FR)
Dimensions: 35 x 35 mm, 12 stamps per sheet with decorated borders