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Kitching’s Concise Letterpress Workshop

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World-renowned typographer, designer and letterpress practitioner Alan Kitching (RDI AGI Hon FRCA Hon FISTD), will teach a hands-on two day course exploring the details and fundamentals of typography. Course dates: 10–11 July, 4–5 & 11–12 September 2015

Comedy Carpet Off-Cuts exhibition (1 comments)

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The Comedy Carpet Off-Cuts exhibition gives you the opportunity to own one (or more) of these unique covetable fragments, produced in the process of creating the largest and funniest typographic monument in the world. Currently showing at Jealous Gallery North only until to 5 July 2015

Ladybird by Design goes on tour

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Ladybird by Design is a touring exhibition from De La Warr Pavilion, co-curated by Lawrence Zeegen and Jane Won. Visit the touring exhibition of original illustrations from Ladybird books from 1950s to 1970s this summer, opening at the House of Illustration, London on 10 July 2015. Share your Ladybird memories #talkaboutladybird
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House of Illustration
10 July to 27 September 2015

Tribute to Mike Seaton FISTD

Mike Seaton was ISTD education officer in the 1980s, leading the ISTD Student Assessment into a new era through engagement with industry partners, working with them on the project briefs and encouraging them to sponsor the scheme. The resulting project topics were accessible, relevant and popular with students – a quality that is maintained today.

Ladybird by Design

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© Ladybird Books Ltd, 1958

The De La Warr Pavilion displays over 200 original illustrations covering a selection of Ladybird books from the late 1950s to the early 1970s. Focusing on those books which reflected the world in which the reader lived, the exhibition features selections from the People At Work series, Shopping With Mother, the Science and Nature series as well as the Well Loved Tales and Key Words series.

This exhibition takes its title from the new book Ladybird by Design, written by Lawrence Zeegen, Professor of Illustration and Dean of the School of Design at the London College of Communication. The book published on 5 March 2015 portrays a unique slice of Britain’s social and design history, as seen through the eyes of Ladybird. Professor Zeegen has been closely involved in curating the exhibition that has been inspired by Ladybird by Design.

24 Jan – 10 May 2015
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea
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