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Phil Baines

Phil Baines was born in Kendal, Westmorland in 1958. He graduated from St Martin’s School of Art in 1985 and the Royal College of Art in 1987, and has been a Senior Lecturer at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art & Design since 1991. He is author and designer of Type & Typography, (with Andrew Haslam, 2002); and Signs: Lettering in the Environment, (with Catherine Dixon, 2003), both published by Laurence King.

He is also a freelance graphic designer whose clients have included the Crafts Council, Goethe-Institut London, Matt’s Gallery and Monotype Typography. His work often includes the use of his own typefaces, three of which have been released for general use: CanYou? (1991) and Ushaw (1994) by Fuse, and Vere Dignum by Linotype in 2003. He is the author of Penguin by Design (Penguin).

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