Latest Buzz and typographic affairs. A transparent look into the world of Parachute®. New releases, events, lectures, workshops, exhibitions and multidisciplinary projects.
Since its inception, Parachute® has received more than 35 international distinctions including the esteemed Red Dot Grand Prix and TDC Certificate of Typographic Excellence. Additional awards were received by the European Design Awards, Tokyo TDC, German Design Awards, HiiiBrand, Granshan Awards, Communication Arts, Creative Review.
Be it magazines, books or newspapers, the work, the expertise and the bold approach to design of Parachute® Typefoundry has been featured in major publications around the world.
We are a digital type foundry and design agency, specialising in bespoke type design, corporate typefaces and lettering. We use the power of typography to transform living brands to global brands, enrich their identity and localise their language in emerging markets. Never content with the average, we manage to bridge the West with the East, the North with the South and combine tradition with innovation. We have collaborated with several leading organizations since 2001 and designed proprietary typefaces for some of the world’s most iconic brands and institutions such as Bank of America, Apple, European Commission, National Geographic, Ikea, Kraft Foods, UEFA, Samsung, Financial Times, Pernod Ricard, Ogilvy, Emirates.
Our work has earned numerous accolades around the world with top honours from TDC, Red Dot, European Design Awards, Tokyo TDC, HiiiBrand, Granshan Awards, Communication Arts and many others.
Our type library reflects the work of several talented designers, creatives, engineers and storytellers obsessed with type. Be it analog, digital or spatial, we use the power of typography to transform global brands.
Chad Lindemann is a Professor of Art at Wisconsin Lutheran College teaching primarily printmaking and media design. He also serves as the Chair of the School of Fine Arts. At a very early age, he began drawing. He was influenced by both his father, who is a professional photographer, and his grandfather, who was a gun engraver and a blacksmith. While earning his Bachelor of Arts degree from Augustana College, he was the recipient of the prestigious Spitznagel Award in Art. From then, he attended Kansas State University and earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Printmaking, the highest degree in studio arts that one can achieve. He began his professional career at Kansas State University teaching figure drawing. He then taught art at Mid-Plains Community College in North Platte, Nebraska, for three years before becoming a faculty member of Wisconsin Lutheran College. Chad resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with his wife and daughter. He designed Lindemann Sans for Parachute®.