Peter Biľak

Teacher at TypeMedia

Peter Biľak (1973, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovakian graphic and typeface designer, based in The Hague. He graduated at the master department of Graphic Design at the Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht in 1999. Peter worked at Studio Dumbar before starting Typotheque, a design studio in The Hague in 1999 combined with part-time teaching at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague.

Typotheque is run by Johanna Biľak, Peter Biľak, and Nikola Djurek. In 2001, he initiated the art & design journal DOT DOT DOT and co-founded Indian Type Foundry in 2009.

Peter Biľak writes for various design related magazines and regularly gives talks and lectures. Recently he created a 32-arm lighting design for the Royal Swedish Ballet. Main typefaces by Peter are the multilingual Greta, Fedra and Lava.