David Pearson

David Pearson is an acclaimed British designer, famed for his beautiful series of Penguin book cover designs. David studied at Central St. Martins in London (1999–2002) before taking a job at Penguin Books as text designer and later, cover designer. He left to establish his own studio – Type as Image – in 2007.

David played a key role in the recent re-emergence of Penguin Books through projects such as the multi-million selling Great Ideas series, Penguin by Design and thePopular Classics series. He has won numerous awards for book design, has been listed as one of Britain’s Top 50 Designers by the Guardian and nominated for the Design Museum’s Designer of the Year Award. (Kemistry Gallery)


David Pearson
8 May 2014 – 28 June 2014
Kemistry Gallery, 43 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3PD

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