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Peter Biľak works in the field of editorial, graphic, and type design. In 1999 he started Typotheque type foundry, in 2000, together with Stuart Bailey he co-founded art & design journal Dot Dot Dot, in 2012 he started Works That Work, a magazine of unexpected creativity, in 2015 together with Andrej Krátky he co-founded Fontstand.com, a font rental platform. He collaborates with the choreographer Lukas Timulak on creation of modern dance performances, and together they started Make-Move-Think.org, a foundation for interdisciplinary artistic collaborations. Peter is teaching at the Type & Media, postgraduate course at the Royal Academy of Arts, The Hague. Member of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale).
- Johanna (born Balušíková) is a partner in Typotheque. She has lived in The Netherlands since 1999, and works in the field of graphic and type design with a focus on cultural work. Johanna studied at the Jan van Eyck Akademie (1999-2001), Maastricht; Atelier National de Recherche Typographique (1998-1999), Paris; Ecole des Beaux-arts de Saint-Etienne (1997-1998), France; and Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava (1992-1998). In 2004 she has co-curated an exhibition entitled Experiment And Typography focusing on the last twenty years of typography development in Czech and Slovak Republics.
- Nikola Djurek was born in Croatia, studied in Croatia, Italy and finally in The Netherlands at postgraduate master course Type and Media at Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, he earned his PhD degree in the graphic and type-design field. Nikola is a partner at Typotheque, and teaches at Art Academy - DVK, University of Split and University of Zagreb, Faculty of Design. Watch a short documentary film about Nikola Djurek.
- Kevin King is a typeface designer, typographer, calligrapher, and type researcher based in Canada. After working at Toronto’s Coach House Press and Canada Type, he completed his Master’s degree in Typeface Design with distinction at the University of Reading in 2018. His work focuses on font support and research for minority languages, working directly with Indigenous communities in North America to support their language revitalization and preservation efforts. Through his work collaborating with Typotheque, he has contributed to reforming the text standardisation for the Unified Canadian Syllabics in the Unicode Standard through character additions and representative glyph revisions. In conjunction with his type design work, he maintains a calligraphy practice, teaching workshops and lecturing on both subjects in Canada and Europe.
With a background in cognitive psychology and neuroscience, Hector produces research for Typotheque. He focused on the fields of perception and cognition during his bachelor (BSc Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of Manchester). This interest was carried on to his masters, on applied cognitive psychology at the University of Utrecht, from which he graduated in 2022. His research focuses on perception of type, from accessibility to acceptance.
Roberto Arista is a typographic designer and a font engineer. He builds tools and fonts at Typotheque, and he takes good care of RoboFont editor documentation. He graduated from ISIA Urbino and KABK type]media master program. In 2017 he published pythonfordesigners.com, an open-source award winning manual to teach designers how to program in Python.