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Peter Bilak

Type and graphic designer

Founder of Typotheque type foundry.

He studied in England, the United States, France, the Netherlands and Slovakia before starting his studio in The Hague. He has worked at Studio Dumbar and is presently working in the field of editorial, graphic and type design on a scope of cultural and commercial projects. Recent design projects include: stamps for the Dutch postal services (TPG Post), a series of dance performances (in collaboration with choreographer Lukas Timulak), fonts for dictionaries (Harper Collin London), books and publications for The Hague Art Center, exhibition design at the Dutch Architectural Institute, curating and organizing exhibitions at the Biennale of Graphic Design, Brno. He has designed several fonts including Eureka (published by Fontshop) and Fedra (published by his own type foundry, Typotheque). He frequently contributes articles and work to various magazines and books. With Stuart Bailey, he co-founded, edited and designed Dot Dot Dot, an art and design magazine. He has his own design studio and teaches at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague.

 
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