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  • Faculty

  • Paul Shaw

    Part-time Associate Teaching Professor

    Email
    shawp@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Paul Shaw

    Profile

    Calligrapher, Type Designer, Graphic Designer, Design Historian, Educator. Principal, Paul Shaw/Letter Design. Author, Black Letter Primer, Letterforms, Helvetica and the New York City Subway System; Philip Grushkin: A Designer's Archive; co-author Blackletter: Type and National Identity. Editor-in-Chief of Codex, the Journal of Letterforms and The Eternal Letter Design. Leader of Legacy of Letters tours and workshops. 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.


    Current Courses

    Design History & Practice

    Survey of Type

    Survey of Type (Spring 2020)

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