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Shaw, Paul

Paul   Shaw

Part-time Associate Teaching Professor

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  • Calligrapher, Type Designer, Design Historian, Educator. Principal, Paul Shaw/Letter Design. Author, Black Letter Primer, Letterforms, and Helvetica and the New York City Subway System; co-author Blackletter: Type and National Identity. Editor-in-Chief of Codex, the journal of letterforms. Design awards: AIGA, Type Directors Club, New York Art Directors Club, Print, and Letter Arts Review. Academic awards: American Academy in Rome, National Endowment for the Arts, Smithsonian, American Printing History Association. Member: AIGA, Type Directors Club, Letter Exchange, Society of Scribes, Ltd.

    Research Interests:

    Calligraphy, type design, typography, history of graphic design.

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