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Panos Vassiliou is the
mastermind behind
Parachute. Two years
after his graduation from
the University of Toronto,
where he studied
Applied Science and
Engineering, he pursued
a teaching career at
George Brown College
in Toronto. He has been
Creative Director for the
Canadian design firm
AdHaus and publisher
of
DNA
< magazine. He
has been designing
typefaces since 1993
and commercial fonts
as well as commissions
from major companies.
After moving to Greece,
he started Parachute®
in 1999 setting the base
for a typeface library
that reflected the works
of some of the best
contemporary Greek
designers, as well as
type-obsessed creatives.
He received a design
award for his typeface
Archive at the EBGE
Awards 2004. In 2008,
he won another major
international award at
the European Design
Awards, for the typeface
superfamilies Centro Pro.
Parachute®
www.parachute.gr
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