Emily King
Emily King is a London-based design historian. Following her MA thesis on the design of film title sequences, she specialized in graphics. Between 93 and 98, she combined studying for a PhD at Kingston University with writing and teaching, both at Kingston and the Royal College of Art. Since completing her PhD (99), Emily King has concentrated on writing and curating, having also edited Designed by Peter Saville (Frieze, ‘03). Among many other exhibitions, she has curated ‘Wouldn’t it be nice: wishful thinking in art and design’ (‘07), ‘A Recent History of Writing and Drawing’ (‘08) and her 2006 show on graphic designer Alan Fletcher continues to tour in various guises. Emily King contributes to an eclectic selection of international magazines and journals including Frieze, Fantastic Man, IDEA and Print.