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Alan Kitching

Visiting Lecturer

Royal College of Art

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Royal College of Art

Dyson Building 20 Howie Street

London, Greater London,SW11 4AS

United Kingdom

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The Royal College of Art, the only wholly postgraduate art and design college in the world, has a rich history of innovation: many products now in everyday use started as RCA graduate projects and many RCA graduates have emerged as leading innovators in their ...more

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Alan Kitching
Alan Kitching is a world-renowned typographer, designer and letterpress practitioner who's celebrated career has spanned six decades. He co-established the Experimental Printing Workshop at Watford College of Technology in 1964, then after founding two design studios he established The Typography Workshop in 1989, later turning his hand to teaching at the Royal College of Art in 1991. His enviable body of work includes compositions for corporate identities, magazine and book covers and illustrations. Alan's work has also featured on postage stamps, theater posters, shop windows, billboards, signage and a 30 x 15ft typographic mural for the Guardian Newspaper's London office. In 1994 Alan became an elected member of Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) and was appointed Royal Designer for Industry (RDI). In 1998 he was made Fellow of the Royal College of Art, and Visiting Professor at the London Institute (University of the Arts London) in 2001. More recently, Laurence King have published Alan Kitching's A-Z of Letterpress (with Angus Hyland) and a new monograph, A Life in Letters, by John L Walters. Alan Kitching, Ashton Screenprint, eca, Edinburgh, IT Dept, Susan Mitchell Paper & Print Long Lunch Talk with Alan Kitching, Edinburgh, 3 March - The Design Trust - March 3rd, 2016


Graphic Design & Illustration | Despoke

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Alan Kitching at Lettering Arts Centre
We've featured this exhibition before, but are big fans of Alan Kitching, so don't mind showing some more images and bigging him up again! ALAN KITCHING Continue Reading... Alan Kitching A Life in Letterpress Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress, includes over 400 prints, a photo essay by Philip Sayer and a biographical monograph and will be published by Laurence King Publishers on 7th April, with an exhibition of Alan's prints on show at Somerset House opening on April 21st as part of the Pick Me Up Graphic Design Festival. When design turned digital in the 1980s, Kitching changed direction. He bought a printing press, printed by hand and breathed life into the arcane world of letterpress, and became an inspirational teacher for a new generation. In a digital world, his artwork and design is more relevant and recognisable than ever. alan kitching The first edition of the book will be a collector's edition, featuring a book jacket that has been hand printed by Alan himself and wrapped around the book as a removable dust jacket/print. 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.


Typography | Despoke

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Alan Kitching A Life in Letterpress
Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress, includes over 400 prints, a photo essay by Philip Sayer and a biographical monograph and will be published by Laurence King Publishers on 7th April, with an exhibition of Alan's prints on show at Somerset House opening on April 21st as part of the Pick Me Up Graphic Design Festival. When design turned digital in the 1980s, Kitching changed direction. He bought a printing press, printed by hand and breathed life into the arcane world of letterpress, and became an inspirational teacher for a new generation. In a digital world, his artwork and design is more relevant and recognisable than ever. alan kitching The first edition of the book will be a collector's edition, featuring a book jacket that has been hand printed by Alan himself and wrapped around the book as a removable dust jacket/print. 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.


Coningsby Gallery - Exhibition - Alan Kitching: Letterpress Prints -

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Alan Kitching: Letterpress Prints
Click to see full sized image Alan Kitching: Letterpress Prints Click to see full sized image Alan Kitching: Letterpress Prints Click to see full sized image Alan Kitching: Letterpress Prints Click to see full sized image Alan Kitching: Letterpress Prints Click to see full sized image Alan Kitching: Letterpress Prints Click to see full sized image Alan Kitching: Letterpress Prints Alan Kitching: Letterpress Prints The Coningsby Gallery are delighted to collaborate with Advanced Graphics London and Laurence King Publishing for 'Alan Kitching: Letterpress Prints', an exhibition of both acclaimed and new work from the artist. The exhibition celebrates the launch of 'Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress' the Bookshop Edition, published by Laurence King in March 2017. In conjunction with this, Alan will be present for an exclusive book-signing event at the exhibition on the 15th April 2017 from 12 noon until 3pm. We are thrilled to welcome Alan Kitching back to the Coningsby Gallery for what promises to be an exciting show, acknowledging his indelible influence on, and overwhelming contribution to, the fields of print, letterpress and design. ALAN KITCHING 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. Kitching cofounded the Experimental Printing Workshop at Watford College of Technology in 1964. He later became partner at Omnific Studios where he started letterpress printing. 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.


Alan Kitching Talk 29 June | Design Event

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Our next Design Talk is with world-renowned typographer, designer and letterpress practitioner Alan Kitching.
Alan's career began as an apprentice compositor in 1956 and led to establishing his own design practice in London in 1973. Alan was appointed Royal Designer for Industry (RDI) and elected member of Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) in 1994. He was made Fellow of the Royal College of Art (FRCA) in 1998, and Visiting Professor at the London Institute (University of the Arts London) in 2001. Through the traditional techniques of letterpress printing, employing wood and metal type, relief printing processes and an assortment of presses, Alan produces unique graphic images which have featured on postage stamps, theatre posters and billboards as well as compositions for corporate identities, magazine and book covers, and illustrations. In some instances his images have been printed as multiples in small editions.


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