Lecture by type designer Peter Biľak

08 Feb 23
Location Elisava (La Rambla, 30-32), Sala Aleix Carrió (1st Floor)
Schedule 19:30 h

The designer Peter Biľak will visit Elisava next February 8th to give the conference “Giving voice to People”, organised by the Master in Editorial Design.

In this conference, Peter will discuss reasons for designing type today, from seeking new possibilities within the Latin script, using cognitive research to fuel design project, to designing type for minority languages.


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 also collaborates with the choreographer Lukas Timulak on the creation of modern dance performances.

Typotheque is a type company giving shape to language, designing for communication in a world that is increasingly digital and multicultural.