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Viviane Westwood London / The Art File

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The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Print

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Kia & Sunday Times advertorial

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Making Kia Sunday Times

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TOUCH

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Paddington Bear London / The Art File

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Poster / London Marathon

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Samuel Johnson London / The Art File

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Foyer mural / The Guardian

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Foyer display / The Guardian newspaper 1

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Packaging / English Heritage

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Good Fences - Mending Wall

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Poster / Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

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Never Look Empty

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Taxi poster / London Design Festival

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Poster / The Great North Run

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Map of Thames area / Personal work

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Man of Letters / English Heritage

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UK Map / English Heritage

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Foyer display / The Guardian newspaper 2

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Paris nip / Personal work

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London map / Personal work

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Icons / Financial Times

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Scandal in China cover / FT Weekend Magazine

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Get Impressed / Sandu Publishing

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Wisdom is Cheerfulness

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Branding imagery / AOL

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Poster / Bridge Theatre

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Poster / The National Theatre

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100th Anniversary / British Airways

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Magna Carta stamp / The Royal Mail

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Wine labels / Royal College of Art

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Colloquy Rebus Euphony Glottal Lexeme

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Amis On Porn / The Guardian

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Alternative Front Page / Guardian

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Feature / The Financial Times

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Eric Clapton guitar / Personal work

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Antonym / Coningsby Gallery exhibition

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Cover / Dazed & Confused Magazine

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Mural / San Miguel beer

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Kiss / Personal work

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Agincourt / Personal work

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Tube map invitation / Personal work

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Foyer / Clarks Shoes

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Above Us Only the Sky / Self-initiated

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Broadside IXX 'The Piano Makers of Berners Street' / Fora

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D&AD Invitation

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Thank You NHS / Self-initiated

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Thank You / Personal work

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Equality / The Guardian

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Maths book cover / Hachette

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Kymothoe

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Africa

Biography

ALAN KITCHING RDI AGI HFRCA

Alan Kitching is one of the world’s foremost practitioners of letterpress typographic design and printmaking. Alan Kitching is renowned for his expressive use of wood and metal letterforms in creating visuals for commissions and his own limited edition prints.

Alan Kitching has had solo shows in London and Barcelona, and contributed to various group exhibitions including the Pompidou Centre Paris, the British Library and the Barbican Art Gallery London.

In 1994 Alan Kitching was appointed Royal Designer for Industry (RDI) and elected member of Alliance Graphique International (AGI).

Alan is Honorary Fellow of The Royal College of Art and Visiting Professor, University of the Arts London. Alan has conducted his workshops and given talks to industry, art schools and design conventions in UK, Europe, Australia and South Africa.

Previous clients include: AOL, Columbia College, ESPN Magazine, Pentagram NY, Southern Poverty Law Center, IBM, Monotype, English Heritage, The Royal Mail, The National Theatre, Tate Modern, The British Library, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Bridge Theatre, Faber & Faber, Creative Review, D&AD, Dazed & Confused, The Guardian, The Financial Times, The Times, Penguin Books, Scheufelen Paper, Clarks Shoes, Random House Publishing.

In 2015 “Alan Kitching’s A–Z of Letterpress” was published
by Lawrence King.
In 2016 “Alan Kitching, A Life In Letterpress” was published
by Lawrence King.
In 2018 “Alan Kitching’s A to Z of London” was published
by The Typography Workshop and Articulate Communication.