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Alison King

Founder
Modern Phoenix LLC
Ligature Arts LLC

For 23 years, Alison King has helped young adults and seasoned professionals evolve to reach their fullest potential as designers. Most know Alison as a professor of design and history, the founder of ModernPhoenix.net and curator of the annual Modern Phoenix Week. Blindsided by the abrupt closure of the college she taught at for 18 years, she created a second brand, Ligature Arts LLC, to independently pursue her passion for calligraphy, lettering, illustration, font design and research-based writing about Arizona’s design culture. Now Alison is the newest Assistant Professor of Graphic Design and Advertising in the College of Fine Art and Production at Grand Canyon University. You can find her most recent writing in Phoenix Home & Garden Magazine and in her second book entitled Making Architecture, to be published in October.

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