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Talking Types #03 with Peter Biľak

Peter Biľak

Whilst at TYPO San Francisco, we were delighted to be able to spend time with one of our FontFont designers and founder of independent foundry Typotheque, Peter Biľak.

In our third Talking Types, we spoke to Peter about how he manages to work on such a vast range of projects, what it’s like teaching at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague and about his newest typefaces.

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19th International Biennale of Graphic Design Brno 2000: FF Eureka

Peter Biľak’s typeface FF Eureka has won “The Best Design in the Category of Type” at the 19th International Biennale of Graphic Design Brno 2000, Czech Republic. The Brno Biennial showcases the very best of graphic design. It was established in 1963, and is thus the oldest exhibition of graphic design in the world. 

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National Design Award by Slovak Design Centre 1997: FF Eureka

The Národná cena za dizajn (National Design Award) has been awarded every odd year since 1993 by the Slovak Design Centre and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Slovak Republic.

Participation in the competition is open to domestic or foreign designers co-operating with a Slovak manufacturer, to domestic or foreign manufacturers co-operating with a Slovak designer, and to students of design, design studios and clients. An international jury drawn from industrial and graphic designers and specialists assesses contesting works. The National Design Award is the highest form of recognition in this area of creative work.

In 1997 Peter Biľak’s FF Eureka received the National Design Award.

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