Photograph of letterpress typesetting


We work as a creative business partner to clients who are passionate about making positive social change.

We have a broad range of clients in many different sectors, but specialise in design and communications for charities and the public sector.

Vtype is the studio of designer and typographer, Val Kildea. Val trained as a typographer at The University of Reading and completed a Masters in graphic design at The London College of Communication. As Secretary of the Typographic Circle she is the editor of Typocircle’s award-winning Circular magazine.

Val both teaches and practise typography. A visiting lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire and Canterbury College, she teaches typography and type design, editorial design and professional development. Val’s teaching and research interests include contemporary type design and typographic practice, editorial design and the visual communication of complex data. She has been a judge for the D&AD New Blood Awards.

Please contact us if you have a design project, a teaching opportunity, or any feedback, questions or requests. Please do get in touch if you think we could do some great work together, we are always pleased to hear from people working on interesting projects. Please email val [at] or phone +44 7980 866 283.

You can also follow @valkildea on Twitter here. You can find Val’s LinkedIn profile here.

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