Introduction
Alan Gerard Fletcher (27 September 1931 – 21 September 2006) was a British graphic designer. In his obituary, he was described by The Daily Telegraph as "the most highly regarded graphic designer of his generation, and probably one of the most prolific". Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Fletcher moved to England at age five, and studied at four art schools: Hammersmith School of Art, Central School of Art, Royal College of Art (1953–1956) and lastly Yale School of Art and Architecture at Yale University in 1956.
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Q1683438
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Introduction
Born in Nairobi, Kenya to British parents, September 27, 1931. Fletcher moved to West London when 5 years old after his father's sudden death. He later studied at the Royal College of Art, London, then graduate design school at Yale University in the United States from 1956, where he studied with Paul Rand, Herbert Matter, and Josef Albers. He worked with the motion picture title designer Saul Bass in Los Angeles before returning to London in 1959. In 1960 he formed the design firm Fletcher/Forbes/Gill, which became Pentagram in 1972. He authored several books on aspects of design, and was consultant art director for Phaidon's Art and Ideas series.
Nationalities
British, English
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Author, Consultant, Designer, Typographer, Graphic designer, Commercial artist, Graphic artist
Names
Alan Fletcher, Alan Gerard Fletcher
Ulan
500125487
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