Alan Fletcher dies

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by iGav, Sep 23, 2006.

  1. macrumors G3

    Mar 9, 2002
    That's so sad... without question one of the great, and arguably one of the most influential British designers. Doubly sad because I had the honour of knowing him both professionally and personally. :( A fascinatingly intriguing and endearing man to engage with.


    Alan Fletcher @ The Design Museum
  2. macrumors Core

    Jaffa Cake

    Aug 1, 2004
    The City of Culture, Englandshire
    Sad news indeed – as you rightly say, he was one of the most influential designers this country has ever produced. :(
  3. ATD
    macrumors 6502a

    Sep 25, 2005
    Sorry to hear that, his influence will live on. When I was in school I had a book about Pentagram, I carried everywhere I went. At one point a friend gave me a hard time about it, he said I carried it around like it was a bible. In a way he was right.

  4. macrumors 6502a

    Apr 29, 2004
    London, UK
    That is terribly sad. He was gifted with an incredible, inquisitive mind.

    I only had the pleasure of meeting him once, while I was a final year student. Two fellow students and I went up to talk to him at a function, our heads bubbling with questions to ask one of our design heros. When he saw us, he took the opportunity to introduce us to the 3 young women he was talking to, and left us with them!

    Set up by Alan Fletcher... we had to laugh!

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