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About Craig Ward / Words are Pictures

Craig Ward is a pioneering and multi award-winning typographer and art director, currently based in New York. A contributor to several industry journals and former ADC Young Gun, Ward has lectured for the AIGA, the Type Director's Club and at the OFFF Festival on his work for a variety of high end clients from the publishing, advertising and fashion worlds.

“...Ward has reached what we might term the 'hating point' - that point at which a designer or image maker reaches a certain stage of acclaim which then triggers the inevitable backlash from his or her peers.”
Patrick Burgoyne, Creative Review

“Craig Ward is just ridiculously talented...”
Chuck Anderson, NoPattern

“Passionate about pushing type to its limits, Craig Ward straddles the boundary between illustration and typography in his work, constantly exploring the notion of word as image...”
Julia Sagar, Computer Arts

“Ward has a very special awareness of words... The question of just how he creates these designs fills us with curiosity...”
Nahoko Mori, +81 Magazine
Craig Ward / Words Are Pictures joined Society6 on September 6, 2011. Verified on September 6, 2011.