Alan Meeks started work in 1970 for Graphic Systems as a lettering artist straight from school. He joined Letraset in 1975 as Senior Type Designer and Studio Manager where he designed 40 typefaces whilst being in charge of all the artwork output of Letraset. During this period Alan Meeks and the Type Director managed to turn Letraset into one of the
most important type foundries in the world. In 1984, Alan Meeks left Letraset to go freelance. He specialized in corporate identity, packaging and type design. In 2008, he launched the alanmeeks.com website to promote and sell his range of text faces: Chalfont, Copacabana, Brigade, Astoria, Vatican, Kestrel, etc.