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The Strange Attractor

The Strange Attractor
’12 Days of New York’ (Book, Abrams, 2013) Gilbert Ford grew up in a family of professional photographers in Jackson, Mississippi, and moved to New York to attend Pratt Institute. After graduating, he worked as a designer and illustrator for a giftware company, creating puzzles, games, stickers, stationery, and activity books for children, before setting out on his own in 2007. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. His illustrations have been recognized by Communication Arts, 3 x 3, The Society of Illustrators, and The Society of Publication Designers, amongst others. Tell us about your new book,’12 Days of New York’’12 Days of New York’ is a picture book I illustrated, published by Abrams.

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