Peter Dawson co-founded his design practice, Grade, in 2000. He is a fellow and a former chair and board member of the International Society of Typographic Designers, and has also acted as a visiting typography lecturer at a number of universities. He is the author of The Field Guide to Typography, also published by Thames & Hudson. Tobias Frere-Jones is the creator of some of the world's most widely used typefaces. In 2013 he received the AIGA Medal in recognition of exceptional achievements in the field of design.