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Parachute® is an independent award-winning type foundry. It landed in 1999, but it wasn’t till 2001 that it started operating as a full-scale company. Since then, 13 designers have joined in to form a select group of open minded, free spirited individuals, all coming from diverse design fields.

Over the years, … Read More
Parachute® is an independent award-winning type foundry. It landed in 1999, but it wasn’t till 2001 that it started operating as a full-scale company. Since then, 13 designers have joined in to form a select group of open minded, free spirited individuals, all coming from diverse design fields.

Over the years, Parachute has built a strong network of valuable relationships with customers in Europe, United States, Canada, Asia and Australia. It’s clientele includes multinational companies and organizations such as:
European Commission, American Express, UEFA, Bank of America, Disney, Time Warner, McGraw-Hill, Ikea, Samsung, Nestle and Unilever, advertising and branding agencies such as BBDO, McCann Erickson, TBWA, MetaDesign, JWT, Interbrand, Wieden+Kennedy, publications such as Financial Times, National Geographic, Harper’s Bazaar, Grazia, PC Magazine, PC World, as well as many others.

The year 2003 marked the beginning of a new era for Parachute with the release of an award-winning catalog (Print European Design Annual 2004). Since then an emphasis was placed on multilingual support and opentype technology.
During the last 5 years Parachute has won several major international typeface design awards, with the most recent the red dot: grand prix 2012 for original typeface. 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. Read Less
German Design Awards 2014 | Nominee
Regal Pro

Hiiibrand Awards 2013 | Silver Award
Regal Pro

Hiiibrand Awards 2013 | Nomination
Encore Sans Pro

Red dot Design Awards 2012 | Grand Prix Winner
Regal Pro

Red Dot Design Awards 2012 | Best of the Best Winner
Regal Pro

Communication Arts Annual Competition 2012 | W… Read More
German Design Awards 2014 | Nominee
Regal Pro

Hiiibrand Awards 2013 | Silver Award
Regal Pro

Hiiibrand Awards 2013 | Nomination
Encore Sans Pro

Red dot Design Awards 2012 | Grand Prix Winner
Regal Pro

Red Dot Design Awards 2012 | Best of the Best Winner
Regal Pro

Communication Arts Annual Competition 2012 | Winner
Regal Pro

German Design Awards 2012 | Nominee
Encore Sans Pro

Creative Review Type Annual 2011 | Winner
Regal Pro

European Design Awards 2011 | Finalist
Regal Pro

EBGE Awards 2011 | Finalist
Regal Pro

Granshan Awards 2010 | Excellence Award
Regal Pro

Granshan Awards 2010 | Excellence Award
Champion Script Pro

Granshan Awards 2010 | Excellence Award
Adamant Pro

Granshan Awards 2010 | Excellence Award
Encore Sans Pro

European Design Awards 2010 | Silver Winner
Encore Sans Pro

International Type Design Competition 2009 | Excellence Award
Centro Pro

International Type Design Competition 2009 | Excellence Award
Champion Script Pro

International Type Design Competition 2009 | Excellence Award
Goudy Initials Pro and Goudy Ornaments

European Design Awards 2008 | Gold Winner
Centro Pro

EBGE Awards 2004 | Merit Award
Archive Pro

EBGE Awards 2002 | Merit Award
Libera Pro

EBGE Awards 2002 | Merit Award
Manic Attack Read Less
Yearbook Of Type (by Slanted) - Germany
September 2013 | Regal Familty

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-Obje… Read More
Yearbook Of Type (by Slanted) - Germany
September 2013 | Regal Familty

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 Read Less
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