Go Behind the Grid: An Evening With Paul Shaw

September 21, 2020
6:30–7:30pm

Tickets

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.

Tickets: $15

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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