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Lettering Walk with Paul Shaw: Financial District

Posted on by Angela Voulangas

Rumors to the contrary, New York is not entirely a grid. The area south of 14th Street was developed before the the Commissioners’ Plan of 1811 was adopted. The streets, like those of older European cities, are a hodge-podge of intersecting grids with meandering and bent streets. As the oldest part of Manhattan, home to … Read more

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A lettering tour of Newark with Paul Shaw

Posted on by Susan Bednarczyk

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Paul Shaw’s lettering tours of New York’s five boroughs for the Type Directors Club, and the 20th anniversary of the Legacy of Letters tours of Italy, originally done with Garrett Boge but now with Alta Price. During these years Paul has taken photographs of urban lettering everywhere he … Read more

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