Type Tool

For this year’s festival, London-based agency Hato is enlisting the public in a utopian vision of its own: a collaborative alphabet made by you. Read more

Submit a Letter

Use the digital tool to create a letter and you could see it feature in Pick Me Up 2016's visual identity, from publications and signage around Somerset House to giant icons and patterns. Make a letter and join the fun. Submit a letter


With chic stripes or marshmallow-like curves, slick symmetry or abstract wobbles, the final alphabet will be as diverse as Pick Me Up's huge community. View gallery

Pick Me Up
21 April — 2 May 2016

Somerset House

Visitor Information

Open daily 10.00 – 18.00 (last entry 17.15)

Late night Wednesdays and Thursdays until 21.00 (last entry 20.15)

Embankment Galleries


£10.00/£8.00 concessions

Early Bird Festival Pass £14.00 (offer valid until 31 March)

Full price Festival Pass £17.50

Tickets include entry into Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress

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