Frederik Berlaen is a type designer with a love for programming and scripting. After studying graphicl design at Sint-lucas in Ghent, where he got the passion for pure black & white type, he went to study typedesign at the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in The Hague.
He successfully got a Master Degree at the postgraduate course Type & Media in 2006. His final project was not a typefamily but an application which studies the broadnip and pointed pen, called Kalliculator. The app could generate thousands of typefaces.
Author of the font editor RoboFont and several other widely used type design related applications.
Frederik Berlaen works under the name of TypeMyType providing font services, programming and teaching at Sint Lucas Ghent.