September 21, 2020
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Join type historian and educator Paul Shaw for a virtual guided tour of The Swiss Grid . He will look at mid-20th century Swiss posters and ephemera with an eye on type, lettering, and reproduction techniques. Get a new perspective on iconic designs by Josef Müller-Brockmann, Armin Hofmann, Emil Ruder, and others.
Paul Shaw is a designer and design historian with a specialty in letterforms and type. He is the author of Revival Type, Helvetica and the New York City Subway System; co-author of Blackletter and National Identity; and editor of The Eternal Letter. He teaches at Parsons School of Design and The School of Visual Arts.
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