Perry King / Partner
Perry studied Industrial Design in the UK and moved to Italy in 1964 as a consultant to Olivetti where he worked on a wide range of products which included the Valentine Typewriter and the Sistema 45. Later, while he was Design Coordinator for Corporate Image, his work included dot matrix fonts as well as books and posters, all designed with Santiago with whom he founded King Miranda Associati in 1976. He has participated in numerous conferences and competition juries throughout the world and he is active in teaching and research. He was Lecturing Professor at Milan Polytechnic and was made Visiting Professor at the University of the Arts, London in 2004. He was Visiting Professor to the School of Architecture and Design at the Royal College of Art in London in 1996/7. He was awarded the distinction of Royal Designer for Industry in 2000. He is a Fellow of the University of Central England, an Honorary Fellow of Glasgow School of Art and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.