Alison King

Modern Phoenix

Alison King is an artist, writer and researcher who has taught graphic arts in Phoenix for 19 years. Her passion for design history shines through her award-winning efforts at, a movement fueled by social media, seminars, photography and design workshops, tours, film screenings, art shows and more. Her critically-acclaimed Modern Phoenix Week and Annual Home Tour puts a fun spin on midcentury design education and preservation. She frequently presents for AIGA and Phoenix Design Week, where the fan favorite workshop Calligraphy Boot Camp first got its start. Look for more opportunities to learn skills year round through Alison’s new outlet Ligature Arts & Letters at