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Go Behind the Grid: An Evening With Paul Shaw

Mar 23 | Mon | 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm | $15

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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 Parson

Venue: Poster House

119 W 23rd St Map