Students, visitors, and design enthusiasts gathered together as Alan Kitching talked about his life in letterpress – sharing the stories and inspiration behind works from his career, followed by a special evening viewing of Five Pioneers of the Poster.
“Moving from his home town of Darlington to London in the sixties, Alan Kitching entered the world of design and typography at a crucial time in its history. Now hailed as one of the most influential typographers of his time, his work has featured on everything from magazine covers to postage stamps. His latest exhibition celebrates five seminal artists who helped to shape the design revolution of the twentieth century. ”Taken from Leftlion’s September 2015 edition, Initial ideas with Alan Kitching, written by Ali Emm