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Alan Kitching: specially commissioned, original letterpress print >>> £750
Stereohype's 10x10 Poster/Badge Anniversary Series
original letterpress poster is one of 10 beautiful contributions by 10 designers, studios, artists and illustrators who were specially commissioned by Stereohype
to form part of the 10x10 Poster/Badge Anniversary Series.
The 10x10 contributors are: Alan Kitching
, Daniel Eatock, Deanne Cheuk, Geneviève Gauckler, Ian Wright, Michael C. Place/Build, Richard J. Kirk/Manikato, Twopoints, Vaughan Oliver/v23 and Stereohype-founders FL@33.
is one of the world's foremost practitioners of letterpress typographic design and printmaking.
is renowned for his
expressive use of wood and metal letterforms in creating visuals for commissions and limited edition prints.
continues to live and work at The Typography Workshop
in Kennington, south London, which he
shared with designer, writer and partner Celia Stothard (deceased 2010).
At age 15yrs Alan became an apprentice compositor with a letterpress printer in his native Darlington in the north of England.
After a subsequent successful career in conventional and corporate graphic design, he decided to return to his letterpress roots and in 1989 he established The Typography Workshop in London.
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
In 1994 he 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.
has conducted his
workshops and given talks to industry, art schools and design conventions in UK, Europe, Australia and South Africa.
A1 (59.4cm x 84.1cm/23.4" x 33.1"), portrait, original letterpress print, without frame, limited edition of 10 (Yay! Initially thought to be only one.), signed by Alan Kitching