Lecturer, Graphic Design, Kingston University.
Marcus Leis Allion is a typographer and graphic designer. He has a solid professional background in graphic design and now lectures on the subject to students within the University's Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture. For nearly ten years, until 2009 when he joined Kingston, he worked at the prestigious Jonathan Barnbrook Studio in central London, where he researched and designed a number of corporate identities, numerous book designs and several bespoke typefaces. He has written for a number of specialist publications, including Eye, Grafik, Fontshop and Creative Review and can be called upon to comment on all aspects of brand and logo design, as well as the emergence of new ways of design in a digital age.
|2008||MA in Cultural and Critical Theory, Brighton University, Brighton.|
|1993||HND in Graphic Communication, Nene University, Nottingham.|
|1991||ND in General Art and Design, Barnfield College, Luton.|
|2011 -||Visiting lecturer, Buckinghamshire New University.|
|2010 -||Visiting lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University.|
|2010 -||Visiting lecturer, Hereford College of Arts.|
|2009 -||Visiting lecturer, Graphic Design,Kingston University.|
|2009 -||Visiting lecturer, Graphic Design, Camberwell College of Arts.|
|2007 -||Visiting lecturer, London College of Communication.|
Marcus has been interviewed by a number specialist publications in his field and is happy to be interviewed by the media and/or help journalists with background information.
Marcus has presented at conferences across Europe.