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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.
Slanted #30 official launch at Typeroom
In the spring of 2017, the editors of the award-winning print magazine Slanted which covers international design and culture, embarked on a trip to Athens to take a close-up look at the city’s contemporary design scene. Parachute was amongst the studios that allowed a glimpse into their world as powerful creative forces operating in the context of the Athenian contemporary design scene. Then, in the beginning of November, Slanted published their latest issue dedicated to Athens, an occasion that was aptly celebrated with an official launch party hosted in Typeroom, our newly founded headquarters right at the heart of the city’s historic center the downtown Psirri area. Bringing together creatives, cultural figures and design professionals in our vibrant creative hub allowed and enabled inspiring dialogue and exchange of ideas in an area bubbling with creativity where heritage and culture meet a contemporary and vivid way of life.