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david shaw

david shaw - Designer

Toronto, Ontario Canada

Currently working on some personal book projects and continuing to develop my illustration styles.


Former art director of McClelland & Stewart and design consultant for Hurtig Publishers. Designed The Canadian Encyclopedia (1985). Electronic design shop specializing in QuarkXPress and Photoshop. Background in typography, layout and illustration. Self employed since 1977.



  • Design Canada Look of Books

Work experience

Junior designer > Art director

McClelland & Stewart

December, 1968 – December, 1975 (about 7 years)

Started own company at beginning of 1977 and have remained self-employed ever since.

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