Peter Verheul

Core teacher at TypeMedia - Letterstudio at Graphic Design

Peter Verheul (1965, Waddinxveen) is an independent type designer, graphic designer and teacher. He graduated in 1990 at the Royal Academy of Art where he studied with Gerrit Noordzij and teaches here since 1991. Peter Verheul is also teaching the Letterstudio course at the Bachelor department of Graphic Design . Together with Erik van Blokland and Paul van der Laan, Peter Verheul is a Core Teacher at TypeMedia .

His studio (1991) is based in The Hague. Peter works on many projects: typefaces, lettering, teaching, books, among which the renowned book Dutch Type (2004), an overview of old and new type design in the Netherlands.

Peter co-designed Jan Middendorp’s book Dutch Type (2004), which is set in Versa, one of his typefaces. Other typefaces by Peter Verheul are FF Seriff and FF Berlin.

Dutch Alphabets, compiled together with Mathieu Lommen, is a lettering model book containing 46 plates featuring samples by some of today’s prominent lettering artists, type designers, calligraphers and sign painters working and/or educated in the Netherlands.

In 2008 Peter designed a corporate typeface for the Dutch Government and all its divisions. Recently he realised the signage for the Royal Academy of Art.