Filip Kraus

 



Filip Kraus (1986) studied at the Type Design and Typography Studio of the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, graduating in 2014 with his Exalt type family. He deals in his work with fine graphics, type and graphic design. He has designed the Mikser typeface, that won the Communication Arts award and award of Typographic Excellence by Type Directors Club (2015), and several others, among them the new typeface for Prague street signs. As a graphic designer he collaborates with Jan Novák. In the long term they are creating, for example, the visual appearance of the MeetFactory centre for contemporary art. In the field of type design and theory he works together with Jan Čumlivski and Hynek Štětka in the Hall of Flame collective. He worked as a teacher at the Michael Secondary School in Prague and now continues his teaching at Hellichova Art High School in Prague.