This talk took place on Friday, June 15, 2018 in The Great Hall at The Cooper Union as part of the Typographics Conference. This recording was made possible by a generous sponsorship from Google Fonts.
Type design is one of the most durable disciplines, which ages less in comparison to other creative disciplines. How does a new typeface get accepted, when the old ones are used for years, decades, or even centuries. Peter Bilak will examine the time aspect of 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 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. Peter is teaching at the Type & Media, postgraduate course at the Royal Academy of Arts, The Hague.