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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.
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