Company

Company

 

ECLECTIC FONTS FOR LIVING BRANDS. Parachute® is an acclaimed European type foundry which was founded in 2001 by Panos Vassiliou. He was later joined by 13 other designers all coming from diverse design fields.

Apart from its commercial line of typefaces, Parachute® offers bespoke branding services for corporate typefaces and lettering. For over a decade, Parachute has provided custom and corporate font services to high profile international customers such as Bank of America, European Commission, UEFA, Samsung, IKEA, Interbrand, National Geographic, Financial Times, National Bank of Greece, Alpha Bank  and many others.
During its first 2 years Parachute focused in the local market by offering a select number of Latin and Greek typefaces including a few revivals of historical importance. Ever since, an emphasis was placed in developing multilingual support for its existing type library as well as for new releases. The list included several award-winning typefaces such as Centro, Champion Script, Regal and Bague .  
All Parachute fonts have been designed to offer multilingual support for major scripts such as Latin, Greek and Cyrillic. Latest entries support Arabic as well. For an updated profile please visit our website.

Typodarium 2017 - Germany

Verlag Hermann Schmidt | 2017

 

YearBook of Type 2 - Germany

Niggli Verlag | 2016

 

BranD magazine - China

October 2015 | Micro-forum

 

Slanted 24 / Istanbul Issue - Germany

October 2014 | Square Sans
 

Size-specific adjustments to type designs - Germany

Just Another Foundry | 2014
 

New Graphic - China

Nanjing University of the Arts | 2014

 

BranD magazine - China

November 2013 | Interview

 

YearBook of Type - Germany

Niggli Verlag | 2013

 

Slanted magazine / Babylon Issue - Germany

August 2013 | Regal

 

The Briem Report: Letterforms 2012 - USA

Operina | 2013

 

Understanding Type - United Kingdom

AVA Publishing | 2013

 

Slanted magazine - Germany

September 2012 | Interview

 

Page magazine - Germany

November 2011 | Schatten und Licht

Type Navigator - Germany

Gestalten | 2011

Arabesque 2 - Germany

Gestalten | 2011

Page magazine - Germany

July 2011 | Typo-Objekte

Computer Arts - United Kingdom

June 2011 | 150 fonts you can’t live without

Quotation magazine - Japan

Spring 2011 | London, Tokyo, New York, Berlin ...and more

KAK magazine - Russia

Fall 2010 | European Design

.Net magazine - United Kingdom

November 2010 | Top 20 Fonts for Web Design

Page magazine - Germany

November 2010 | DIN Text Arabic

Brush n Script - Germany

Verlag Hermann Schmidt Mainz | 2010

Publish - Netherlands

Fall 2010 | Encore en Centro

Typolyrics - Germany

Birkhäuser GmbH, Basel | 2010

Computer Arts - United Kingdom

October 2009 | 114 pro Tips for Type

1000 Ideas by 100 Designers - Spain

Rockport Publishers | 2009

Publish - Netherlands

Fall 2009 | DIN, FF, PF en Next

Smashing magazine - Online

April 2009 | 30 Brilliant Typefaces for Corporate Design

Smashing magazine - Online

March 2009 | Fantastic Typography Blogs for your Inspiration

Novum - Germany

February 2009 | Parachute: Precision Landing

Font magazine - Czech Republic

January 2009 | Interview

Graphic Design Inspirations - Germany

Daab Publishing | 2008

Visual Evasion - Online

December 2008 | 10 Best Typeface Designs of 2008

Slanted - Germany

December 2008 | Fontnames Illustrated

Typo -  Czech Republic

Summer 2008 | Byzantine Ornaments

Ministry of Type - Online

March 2008 | Champion Script Pro

Slanted - Germany

September 2007 | Fontlabels, Fonts & Families