Undertaking an apprenticeship is one of the best decisions I ever made!

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Here's my story... As some of you are probably aware I started at Kingfisher Print & Design about three and a half years ago. I finished my A-levels at a local college and I was undecided about university. I was almost certain I wanted to pursue a career in graphic design but I wanted to be 100% sure. I approached several companies asking if I could intern for a year. Kingfisher Print & Design agreed to take me on as an intern and three months in they arranged an apprenticeship for me - I have never looked back! My apprenticeship was in desktop publishing and pre-press and wa ...

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The house of typography.

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Oh to be a fly on the wall in this famous typography house in New York. Everyone here at Kingfisher Print & Design has an opinion on typography and the creative partnership of  Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones who produced some of the most recognisable type fonts of our time including Gotham, Mercury, and Archer. Partners since the late nineties the duo designed fonts and type for some of the most resognisable brands in the world. They had one of the most successful partnerships in type design - but what went wrong? I found this piece in NY magazine fascinating - h ...

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