Paul Shaw

Paul Shaw is a calligrapher/typographer/graphic designer/design historian. He taught calligraphy in New York City area universities and design schools from 1980 to 2015 along with workshops in Chicago, Washington DC, California, Italy and Denmark. He is the co-author of Blackletter: Type and National Identity and Blackletter Primer. He has been fascinated by Rudolf Koch’s typeface Neuland and its calligraphic models since he taught himself calligraphy in the mid-1960s.