Petra Dočekalová studies at the Type Design and Typography studio at UMPRUM Academy in Prague with her PhD thesis focusing on script and handwritten typefaces, their applications and overlap from the academic to the practice and educational environment. Since 2013 she is a member of Briefcase Type Foundry team. She is focused on editorial work such as book Typo9010, that won several awards all over the world (f. e. TDC Award of excellence) or the book about Jaroslav Benda 1882–1970. She is also a type designer, sign painter and letterer and writer. She received TDC Award of excellence for her diploma project dealing with the Czechoslovak calligraphy and new hand lettering forms.
photographed by Tomas Princ