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.
Calligraphy, type design, typography, history of graphic design.
History of Graphic Design
History of Graphic Design (Spring 2019)
Survey of Type (Spring 2020)