Peter Biľak


Peter Biľak (1973–) is a Slovakian graphic designer and type designer based in The Netherlands, founder of Typotheque and Dot Dot Dot magazine, designer of Fedra, Greta and Eureka typefaces.

Books 20

The Sport and Game issue of WTW, about sport as a powerful tool for shaping the foundations of a community, for solving problems where politicians stalemate and for paving the way for social progress.
This bilingual English/German type specimen presents Typotheque type families which are available in Sans/Serif or Sans/Slab variations.
Backstage Talks is an in-depth interview magazine about how design can change business for better by making it both useful and beautiful.
This issue of Works That Work magazine is exploring the role of design in the development of Bhutan.
A dense book full of investigation of the typographic practice, elaborating on the future and new developments in the field of typography.

Articles 31

Uni Grotesk is a modern adaptation of the ubiquitous but awkward Universal Grotesk, a typeface that dominated communist Czechoslovakia.
Typeface stories · 7 March 2016 · English · 1550 words
Article on the process of designing Karloff typeface, showing just how closely related beauty and ugliness are.
Typeface stories · 25 September 2012 · English · 957 words
Peter Biľak speaks to Irma Boom about how her design practice developed over the past decade.
Interviews · 23 July 2012 · English · 2942 words
En este breve ensayo se evalúan las percepciones equivocadas acerca de la tipografía occidental en general y la pertinencia del uso de la terminología eurocéntrica en torno a los tipos.
Essays · 23 May 2012 · Spanish · 1012 words
Greta Sans was been planned from the outset as a system of interrelated styles. From the very beginning, work proceeded on multiple styles simultaneously. This text is a reflection on the process of designing large typeface systems.
Typeface stories · 25 April 2012 · English · 1709 words

Blogs 27

The best design is often one that addresses a very specific need, something both straightforward and personal.
13 June 2017
October’s rounded strokes are inherent to the milling technique that inspired it.
13 December 2016
A sophisticated handwriting font written with two pens, in two speeds, supporting Latin, Greek, Cyrillic and Hebrew scripts.
4 April 2016
We are pleased to present Greta Mono, a fixed-width font family in an unprecedented ten weights and ten widths.
7 September 2015
Three years ago, we have launched Greta Sans. Now, we further expand the system by Cyrillic and Greek versions, creating probably the largest type systems available for those languages.
13 April 2015

Authors 2

Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten (Royal Academy of Art, The Hague), home of TypeMedia, Masters course in type design....
Peter Biľak works in the field of editorial, graphic, and type design. In 1999 he started Typotheque type foundry, in 2000, together with Stuart Bail...

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Credits for people involved in making and maintaining Typotheque.com website.
Typotheque is a type foundry and graphic design & typography studio from The Hague, Netherlands that develops and sells original Latin and non-Latin typefaces