Frank Newfeld

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Frank Newfeld FGDC is a book designer, illustrator, art director and educator.

Newfeld is arguably the greatest book designer of the 20th century in Canada. He has designed over 650 books and won more than 170 international awards. He is a former Vice-President of Publishing at McClelland & Stewart, Head of the Illustration Program at Sheridan College and Co-founder/President of the Society of Typographic Designers of Canada (now the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada - GDC).

He is a Fellow [1] of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada, and a member of the Royal Canadian Academy.

Newfeld has created three children’s books, two of them published by Oxford University Press and one by Groundwood Books (Douglas & McIntyre). In 2008 his book 'Drawing on Type' was published by Porcupine's Quill. He is also known for his great illustrations in the best selling children's book Alligator Pie.

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