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Codex Editorial Board | ILT, 7 Mar 2014 [cached]
Peter Bilak was born in Czechoslovakia and lives in the Netherlands. He works in the fields of editorial, graphic, and type design; and teaches in the Type & Media postgraduate course at the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague. He started Typotheque in 1999, Dot Dot Dot magazine in 2000, Indian Type Foundry in 2009, and Works That Work magazine in 2012. His typefaces include Fedra and Greta. He is a member of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale).
Typotheque's Peter ..., 3 Nov 2015 [cached]
Typotheque's Peter Bilak has announced the launch of TPTQ Arabic, a new type foundry dedicated to developing original high-quality Arabic typefaces and systems for bi-lingual typography.
The new company is a partnership between Lebanese designer Kristyan Sarkis and Bilak (see Reputations in Eye 75).
Typotheque: News [cached]
She explained her choice: "[Bilak ]has done it in an astonishingly sophisticated way. By breaking down the typeface into components that can be recombined in endless combinations, he has designed an open situation rather than a fixed product."
Typotheque CEO Peter Bilak officially announced this revolutionary development today: "Having extended language support to Greek, Cyrillic, Devanagari and Armenian, tlhIngan pIqaD (the Klingon alphabet) is just another logical step towards market domination in the field of multilingual fonts."
Delighted parents, Johanna & Peter Bilak
More than 35 years after the seminal art book Ways of Seeing was published, Peter Bilak looks closely what it means still today.
Now with full English translation, and contributions by John O'Reilly, Raphaël Zarka, Annick Lantenois, Peter Bilak, Aurélien Froment, Anne Lemonnier, Richard Hollis, Pierre Leguillon.
Lectures (Peter Bilak, Karel Martens, Armand Mevis & Maureen Mooren) Conference open to public, free entrance
Opening of an exhibition of work by Typotheque (Peter Bilak), Karel Martens, Armand Mevis & Maureen Mooren
Publisher and ex-chairman of The New York Times Company, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr, was surprised by the move: 'I can't believe that the great family tradition of The Times has been disrupted just to implement some silly typeface.' Mr. Bilak, CEO of Typotheque and the new Chairman of the Board commented: 'We are not really interested in the editorial policies of the newspaper, but this was our last resort method for presenting Typotheque's typefaces in The New York Times.
Peter Bilak at Typografiska fredag in Stockholm (04 Mar 2008)
Peter Bilak will speak at 'Typografiska fredag', a series of lectures on typography organised by the Stockholm agency A4 at the Royal Library in Stockholm.
Peter will speak about his involvement with non-Latin type, design of post stamps for the Royal Dutch mail, and his fascination with modern ballet.
This folder / poster presents a selection of 62 projects done by Johanna Bilak and Peter Bilak from 1998 to 2007.
The design teams responsible for the fonts are: Gerard Unger and Nadine Chahine, Martin Majoor and Pascal Zoghbi, Lucas de Groot and Mounir Al Shaarani, Peter Bilak and Tarek Atrissi, Fred Smeijers and Lara Assouad Khoury.
With contributions by Peter Bilak, Laurent Le Bon, deValence (Alexandre Dimos, Gaël Étienne), Anne Lemonnier, Philippe Millot, Étienne Mineur, NORM, Stefan Sagmeister, Catherine de Smet, Alice Twemlow, Samuel Vermeil, etc.
Peter Bilak of Typotheque will hold a lecture Unfamiliar Territories: Arabic Type and Modern Dance. A book Typographic matchmaking 01, will be launched at the occasion, presenting amongst others, a new Typotheque font Fedra Arabic.
Peter Bilak lectures in Slovenia (17 May 2007) Typotheque's Peter Bilak served as the president of jury at the 9th International festival of Creative Communication in Maribor, Slovenia.
This is a first from the regular columns that Peter Bilak writes for online version of the Swedish magazine CAP & Design.
French typography website Les Temps Typographiques, also existing with its English translation The Typographic Times, has recently published an interview with Typotheque founder Peter Bilak.
Johanna and Peter Bilak will speak at the Tag der Typografie conference in Zurich.
The specimen is signed by its authors Johanna & Peter Bilak.
An exhibition and accompanying catalogue organised by the Moravian Gallery in Brno and curated by Peter Bilak (Typotheque) at the 22nd International Biennale of Graphic Design Brno 2006,
Peter Bilak's lecture at RISD on Thursday, May 4 (01 May 2006)
Peter Bilak: work presentation
Peter Bilak will speak at Beurs Schouwburg, in Brussels on 12/01/2006 20h00 (11 Jan 2006)
..., the project initiated by Underware, has interviewed Typotheque's founder Peter Bilak at the ATypI 2005 conference in Helsinki.
Inspired by a true story (accident where Peter lost three months of work, including all of ready to be released Fedra Sans), this t-shirt should serve as a reminder to do your regular back-up of your computer.
Peter Bilak will speak at Off_Corso in Rotterdam on Thursday, 16.6.2005, 20:00, as part of the Helden Avond (15 Jun 2005) New article In search of a comprehensive type design theory, by Peter Bilak (07 Jun 2005)
New article: Emigre's interview with Peter Bilak(13 Apr 2005) New website launched. Still in Beta version though. (19 Mar 2005)
2, book review by Peter Bilak (16 Jul 2004)
"On a long term, our goal is to build a direct pipeline between the estate in France and The Hague," said Mr. Bilak, president and CEO of Typotheque.
Book review The Book of Probes by Peter Bilak (19 Feb 2004)
Magdalena home page, 28 Sept 2014 [cached]
We hosted many special people from all over the globe; among them Anne Telford from Communication Arts (USA), Trevor Beatie, creative director in TBWA London, Frederic Beigbeder, the author of bestseller "99 Francs", Paolo Pininfarina, Ian Anderson of The Designers Republic, media activist Tom Liacas of Adbusters Media Fundation, Sandy Kaltenborn, founder of Bildwechsel studio, Peter Bilak, founder of Typotheque and DOT DOT DOT magazine, and many many more.
Magdalena Festival, 23 Dec 2007 [cached]
Peter Bilakpresident of the jury Graphic designer, founder of Typotheque, a digital type foundry, co-founder and editor of DOT DOT DOT magazine and lecturer (Slovakia)
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