London Design Festival 2014 preview
As London gears up for its annual creative showcase, the finishing touches are being added to exhibitions across the capital. While the V&A remains the London Design Festival hub, events, shows and installations will pepper the city, with new districts like Islington and Queens Park getting in on the action this year, alongside veterans like Clerkenwell and Brompton. With so much to see, navigating it all can be tough. Here, we bring you our edit of the top 20 exhibitions.
Writer: Rosa Bertoli
Typographer and graphic designer Alan Kitching has worked with Monotype to create a series of prints celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of five graphic design legends: Tom Eckersley, Abram Games, FHK Henrion, Josef Müller-Brockmann and Paul Rand. Exhibited alongside Alan's work will be posters conceived by the five designers.
13 September - 16 October; Well Gallery, London College of Communication, Elephant and Castle, SE1 6SB
Alan Kitching and Monotype: Celebrating the Centenary of Five Pioneers of the Poster