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.
What started out as an online platform for the Typophile Generation, TYPEROOM developed into one of the most influential type blogs today as well as a creative hub and concept store in the historic centre of Athens/Greece. This is where culture meets typography!
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.
Press & Books
2022 Communications Arts / Parachute Typefoundry - USA
2020 IdN magazine / Parachute Typefoundry - Hong Kong
2020 Novum magazine / AntiManifesto XXL - Germany
2019 Graphic Stories / Graphic Stories Press - Cyprus
2018 AIGA Eye on Design / A Surfer-inspired Variable - USA
2018 Typographic knitting / Princeton Architectural Press - USA
2018 Freehand - New Typography Sketchbooks / Thames & Hudson - UK
2018 YearBook of Type 3 / Slanted Publishers - Germany
2017 AIGA Eye on Design / Venue for Rockers at Heart - USA
2017 Slanted 30 / Athens Issue - Germany
2017 Typodarium / Verlag Hermann Schmidt - Germany
2016 YearBook of Type 2 / Niggli Verlag - Germany
2015 BranD magazine / Microforum - China
2014 Slanted 24 / Istanbul Issue - Germany
2014 Size-specific adjustments to type designs / Just Another Foundry - Germany
2014 New Graphic / Nanjing University of the Arts - China
2013 BranD magazine / Interview - China
2013 YearBook of Type / Niggli Verlag - Germany
2013 Slanted magazine / Babylon Issue - Germany
2013 The Briem Report: Letterforms 2012 - USA
2013 Understanding Type / AVA Publishing - United Kingdom
2012 Slanted magazine / Interview - Germany
2011 Francois Boltana / Atelier Perrousseaux Publishing - France
2011 Page magazine / Schatten und Licht - Germany
2011 Type Navigator / Gestalten - Germany
2011 Arabesque 2 / Gestalten - Germany
2011 Page magazine / Typo-Objekte - Germany
2011 Computer Arts / 150 fonts you can’t live without - United Kingdom
2011 Quotation magazine / London, Tokyo, New York, Berlin ...and more - Japan
2010 KAK magazine / European Design - Russia
2010 .Net magazine / Top 20 Fonts for Web Design - United Kingdom
2010 Page magazine / DIN Text Arabic - Germany
2010 Brush ’n’ Script / Verlag Hermann Schmidt Mainz - Germany
2010 Publish / Encore en Centro - Netherlands
2010 Typolyrics / Birkhäuser GmbH, Basel - Germany
2009 Computer Arts / 114 pro Tips for Type - United Kingdom
2009 1000 Ideas by 100 Designers / Rockport Publishers - Spain
2009 Publish / DIN, FF, PF en Next - Netherlands
2009 Smashing magazine / 30 Brilliant Typefaces for Corporate Design - Online
2009 Novum magazine / Parachute: Precision Landing - Germany
2009 Font magazine / Interview - Czech Republic
2008 Graphic Design Inspirations / Daab Publishing - Germany
2008 Visual Evasion / 10 Best Typeface Designs of 2008 - Online
2008 Slanted / Fontnames Illustrated - Germany
2008 Typo / Byzantine Ornaments - Czech Republic
2008 Ministry of Type / Champion Script Pro - Online