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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.
Babis Touglis is an award-winning designer. He studied graphic design at the National Design School TEI/Athens and graduated in 1995. Since 2005, he is a member of the Graphic Designers Association of Greece.Before opening his own studio, he worked for the national newspaper «BHMA» and the advertising agency «Karamella». In 2001 he opened up the «The Zyme» studio with 2 other designers. He has collected several national and international awards including 7 EVGE Awards and 2 Ermis Awards. He participated with his works in several art exhibitions for Amnesty International and the ED Awards.Babis specializes in web design which is one of the reasons he designed several pixel fonts. Uniform, Pixelscript, Basic and AlfaPix are his first designs for Parachute which include Latin, Greek and Cyrillic scripts.