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Basic Typography: A Design Manual Paperback – September 1, 1990

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James Craig was born in Montreal, Canada. He studied fine art in Montreal and Paris before coming to the US. Mr. Craig received his B.F.A. from Cooper Union and his M.F.A. from Yale University. He lives in New York where he is the Design Director for Watson-Guptill Publications and the American Artist magazine. Mr. Craig is a member of the New York Art Directors Club, he teaches graphic design at The Cooper Union and lectures widely.
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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Watson-Guptill; Revised Edition (September 1, 1990)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 192 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0823004511
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0823004515
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.6 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.5 x 0.5 x 11 inches
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James Craig, a well-known author of books on graphic design, was born in Montreal, Canada. He studied fine arts in Montreal and Paris before immigrating to the United States. He received his BFA from The Cooper Union and his MFA from Yale University. Now semi-retired, Mr. Craig was the Design Director for Watson-Guptill Publications and is a member of the New York Art Directors Club, Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI), Type Directors Club (TDC), Typophiles, and a past member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA). He teaches typography and design at The Cooper Union and lectures widely.

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