Frederik Berlaen is a type designer with a love for programming and scripting. After studying graphical design at Sint-lucas in Ghent, where he got the passion for pure black & white type, he went to study type design at the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in The Hague, where he received a Master Degree at the postgraduate course Type & Media in 2006. Frederik is the main developer of RoboFont, the first UFO based font editor, as well as DrawBot, UFOstretch and more. He teaches typedesign and scripting at Luca School of Arts Ghent, and at Typography & Language post-graduate course in Esad Amiens since 2016.