James Craigis a renowned author of books on graphic design, includingBasic Typography: A Design Manual. He was the design director of Watson-Guptill Publications for more than twenty-five years; today he teaches typography at The Cooper Union in New York City, where he lives. William Bevington, executive director of Parsons Institute for Information Mapping, New School University. He teaches at Parsons School of Design in New York and lives in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. Irene Koral Scala, a graduate of The Cooper Union, has also studied at the Bezalel Academy of Art in Design in Jerusalem. She lives in New York City.