Paul Sahre

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Paul Sahre (born 1964)[1] is an American graphic designer. He has designed book covers and created numerous illustration for The New York Times.

Sahre (pronounced say-er) was born in Johnson City in upstate New York,[1] and received his BFA and MFA degrees from Kent State University.[2] He established New York City based office, Office of Paul Sahre, in 1997 and the office sits above a Dunkin' Donuts on the corner of 6th Avenue and 14th Street in Manhattan.

Sahre's designs for book covers are well-known and includes series by the authors Rick Moody, Ernest Hemingway and Chuck Klosterman.[3][4] He is a frequent contributor of illustrations to The New York Times, and designed the typeface Fur in 1994.[5][6][7] Sahre has also provided illustrations for The Atlantic[8] and Newsweek.[9]

Sahre teaches graphic design at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

Personal life[edit]

Sahre is married to Emily Oberman, designer and partner at Pentagram. They have two sons.[10]


  • Fresh Dialogue 1, New Voices in Graphic Design, Christoph Niemann, Nicholas Blechman, Paul Sahre, Paula Scher), Princeton Architectural Press, 2000.
  • Hello World: A Life in Ham Radio, Danny Gregory, Paul Sahre, Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
  • Leisurama Now: The Beach House for Everyone 1964–, Paul Sahre, Princeton Architectural Press, 2008.


  1. ^ a b "Brands of the World™ | Download vector logos and logotypes". Retrieved 2013-10-13.
  2. ^ "School of Visual Arts > Our Faculty > Sahre Paul". Retrieved 2013-10-13.
  3. ^ "Paul Sahre". The Book Cover Archive. Retrieved 2013-10-13.
  4. ^ Archived from the original on February 8, 2012. Retrieved March 12, 2012. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "Selected Work: Fur Extra-Rounded". Paul Sahre. Archived from the original on 2013-10-14. Retrieved 2013-10-13.
  6. ^ "Download Fur font family". Retrieved 2013-10-13.
  7. ^ "Selected Work: Six Degrees of Monica". Paul Sahre. Archived from the original on 2013-10-14. Retrieved 2013-10-13.
  8. ^ "Paul Sahre - Authors". The Atlantic. Retrieved 2013-10-13.
  9. ^ Jessica Bennett (2010-07-19). "The Beauty Advantage: How Looks Affect Your Work, Your Career, Your Life". Retrieved 2013-10-13.
  10. ^ Discontent, The Great. "Paul Sahre on The Great Discontent (TGD)". Retrieved 2016-08-25.

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