Peter Biľak

Recent articles about Peter Biľak

The start-up that stopped

Issue 97, Autumn 2018


Over just ten issues, Peter Biľak’s Works That Work sought to rethink design, while exploring new…

Wordplay for a picture palace

Issue 86, Autumn 2013


In classical texts on the ‘art of memory’, the student is advised to…

Reputations: Peter Biľak

Issue 75, Spring 2010


‘I have more reasons to make fonts than ever … typeface design is a cumulative process, there are…

Peter Bil’ak

Issue 71, Spring 2009


‘The majority are guided by historical understanding’

Golden age?

Issue 71, Spring 2009


The digital revolution still fuels a creative explosion in the way type is made and sold. Twelve…

Recent blog posts by Peter Biľak

Noted #72

11 December 2015

A New Type of Imprint, Hue, Sabor, Recens Paper and Works That Work
Here are a few publications that caught our attention in recent weeks.

Noted #71

3 November 2015

TPTQ Arabic; Frank; FS Brabo by Fontsmith; Typomad 2015; New Perspectives in Typography; The Eric Gill Series
Typotheque’s Peter Biľak 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.

Noted #64

28 November 2014

Off Life, Type Tuesday, Aglu photobooks, Amore E Piombo and Works That Work
Here are a few things that caught our attention in recent weeks.

Gateway Barcelona

7 June 2014

The city gears up for its annual FADfest, the Festival of All Design. Preview by Astrid Stavro
The FADfest has established a reputation as the largest and most dynamic design event in Spain, writes Astrid Stavro.

Noted #54

5 August 2013

Works That Work #2, Printed Pages #2, Desktop publishing, Presstival and some words for the London Design Festival
Here are a few publications and announcements that have grabbed our attention over the past week or so.

Noted #50

27 February 2013

Bastard chairs and other Works that Work; geometric rugs at the Design Museum; Strike!, posters, a standards manual & the first live Type Tuesday at St Bride in London
Last week we spoke to graphic artist Clayton Junior about his fair trade rug, launching as part of the NODE collection at the Design Museum on 5 March 2013.

Walk-in book

19 February 2013

In the V&A’s upcoming ‘Memory Palace’, twenty illustrators and designers will give graphic form to Hari Kunzru’s post-apocalyptic narrative.
The idea for the Memory Palace exhibition, which opens this summer at the V&A, came from a desire to find different ways of showing contemporary graphics and illustration in a museum context, write Ligaya Salazar and Laurie Britton Newell.