The Parachute® type library reflects the works of several talented designers as well as creatives around the world obsessed with type. They all come from diverse fields and have devoted long hours of work to the detailed and painstaking process of designing letterforms. Over the years they have created everything from contemporary text faces to cutting-edge display types. Their work has been featured extensively in design-oriented magazines and have received in total thirteen international awards. Take a look here to find out more about your favorite designers.
Chad Lindemann was born in Canby, Minnesota. 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. As of 2007, Chad resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with his wife and is an Associate Professor of Art at Wisconsin Lutheran College teaching primarily printmaking and media design. Recently, he has undertaken new responsibilities as the Chair of the School of Fine Arts.