Benchmark Pro typeface by Panos Vassiliou (Parachute type foundry) is a geometric Sans Serif family distinguished by minimalistic outlook, strong personality and remarkable visual impact. Its initial pure technical structure is transformed into viable type organism by carefully adjusting the straight lines and sharp angles with soft curves, tapered terminals, and bevelled ascender and descender strokes. Benchmark Pro’s large x-height and the other special techniques used for its legibility optimization result in a contemporary high-tech typeface working equally well both for display purposes and in body text. It is a perfect typography tool for branding, packaging, editorial design, and more.
Benchmark Pro font family consist of 14 fonts in 7 weights (from Thin to Ultra Black) plus their corresponding italics, each font offering more than 750 glyphs, a plenty of OpenType functions, and a multilingual support for Latin, Cyrillic and Greek.
Panos Vassiliou is a Greek multitalented designer with diverse interests ranging from engineering through the theatre and out to typography and design. He is awarded with numerous international prizes some of which are the both Gold and Silver awards from the European Design Awards, distinctions from Communications Arts and Creative Review and most recently the red dot: grand prix 2012. Panos Vassiliou started Parachute company in 2001 as a platform for the best contemporary Greek and international type designers. Visit also his PF Bague Slab Pro, PF Champion Script Pro, PF Din Text, PF Beau Sans Pro.
Supported languages: Supported languages: Afrikaans, Albanian, Alsatian, Aranese, Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Cyrillic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Frisian, Galician, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Malagasy, Maltese, Moldovian, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Scottish, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tatar, Turkish, Ukrainian, Welsh
Designer: Panos Vassiliou