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Pioneer of the Poster: FHK Henrion 18 September 2015

The next of in our series of featured designers as part of the Alan Kitching and Monotype exhibition is FHK Henrion.

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Alan Kitching Collection

Born in Germany in 1914, Frederic Henri Kay Henrion worked in Paris as a textile designer before moving to the UK in 1936 to work on a commission as a poster designer. During World War II, Henrion was employed by the British Ministry of Information and the US Office of War Information. Post-war, he established himself as a poster and exhibition designer, going on to work for companies across Europe and becoming ” the founding father of modern corporate identity in Europe”. Henrion’s work can still be seen today, including logos and identities that he created for KLM, Tate & Lyle and Blue Circle Industries.

Read about the many faces of FHK Henrion over on the Creative Review website.

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Watch the video at the link below (segment starts at 27:40):

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