Peter Kahrel

Peter Kahrel

InDesign/JavaScript consultant, typesetter, script developer

Lancaster, United Kingdom

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Peter Kahrel, born 1 May 1953 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Trained as a linguist (MA and PhD) at the University of Amsterdam. Has lived in the UK since 1994, working as a typesetter, editor, copy-editor, and indexer for publishers in the UK, the Netherlands, and Germany, preparing for the press both books and journals. Until recently, taught part-time at the Linguistics Dept. at Lancaster University. Has been programming InDesign with JavaScript since 2003 (see, and since 2010 has worked at Typefi.

Areas of Expertise:

  • InDesign
  • JavaScript
  • fonts
  • linguistics
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training