March 23, 2020
This event is ticketed separately from regular museum admission and we recommend you purchase your ticket in advance.
Join type historian and educator Paul Shaw for a 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.
Members at the Individual Level as well as current members of the Type Director’s Club get a buy one get one free ticket.
Members at the Supporter and Patron Levels get two free ticket.
**Member benefits will not appear on Eventbrite listing but will be accounted for at the door**
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