Letraset 64 Letraset Digitek Letraset Dolmen Letraset Donaldson Hand. Discover ideas about Typography Books. Letraset Catalogue, (unknown date and designer). Such a simple visual concept that embodies the whole Letraset. The ITC Library OpenType Edition Catalog 4. Monotype . ITC Library. Belshaw, Nick;Meeks, Alan;Letraset, / (Newman, Bob).

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I was at university at the time and I have to admit I mostly used the catalogue as a source book for drawing my own fonts in pen and ink — badly, no doubt, as I am not a natural artist. Pantone marker pens from Letraset in Learn how your comment data is processed. Aberglasney archaeology architecture art ash autumn birds Books Bute Cardiff Cardiff Bay Carmarthenshire Ceredigion coins colours crafts design dorset Dyffryn Gardens elm flowers fonts food fossils foxes fungi Gardening genealogy geology Glamorgan Gwent halloween History hornbeam horses indoor plants insects Ireland languages lichen linden magpies Monmouthshire mosses Nature Nostalgia oak Paulownia Pembrokeshire photography pigeons Pontcanna Poole Sci-fi science seagulls ships Shropshire spiders Spring starlings Stationery Summer thompson’s park traditions Trees typography Usk Wales weather weeds wildfowl wildlife winter Words.

Often I returned to my desk to find a skinny roll of 1-point stuck to the bottom of my shoe or even inside my jumper, on one occasion! They began releasing many fonts in formats such as postscript. This site uses cookies.

I still own a massive bag of Letraset sheets. Reasonably successful — although no way straight.

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Repeat until your word is complete. Press the letter on to the art surface with your finger and then shade lightly over the whole letter with a ballpoint pen, soft pencil or other blunt instrument. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Two of my favourite typefaces for pen work in One day I’ll dig it out. There were borders, lines, electronics symbols and even art illustrations such as cars and people for use on architectural drawings.


Notify me of new comments via email. Image from a Letraset art sheet of – when smoking was clearly fashionable I’d love to see both the Letraset catalog and the Chartpak catalog online.

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Thanks for sharing yours…. I still love looking at the typefaces, remembering my favourites for drawing myself from those days. And they still do transfer lettering!

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Ahh … the days of X-acto knives, Rubylith and rolls of 1-point tape. Then place the backing paper over the lettering and burnish moderately hard for firm adhesion with a smooth instrument, such as the cap of a ballpoint pen. It is fascinating to see that Letraset are now big in the Manga market and hold very successful monthly manga art competitions online, for art drawn using their colouring pens and materials.

It is a lovely font, rather gothic, or am I meaning faerie? And I never could get it lined up straight. According to WikipediaLetraset naturally saw a decline in sales of these materials in the s so moved into the desktop publishing industry with software packages for Mac such as ImageStudio and ColorStudio.

Aw, thanks ever so much for commenting! January 30, by squirrelbasket.

Oddly, my grandfather was a house painter. The little bits of bromide stuck to his fingertips but he got there in the end and put a piece of Sellotape over it to hold it in place.

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I still treasure a Letraset catalogue from In my job as a graphic designer it was interesting to see us move from the big drawing boards to the Macs — slowly! Found it when searching for Letraset to see if I could find any colour strips for the Color Tag system, which I still have!! It was the best of times, it was fint worst of times… Can you believe it? Things of the past: I have a copy or two of the Letraset catalog from the mid to late ’80s somewhere in my archives.

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Log in or register to post comments. Just a few of the special Letragraphica fonts from Letraset in Would love to be able to type with it! Does anyone know if there’s a PDF or online version available of any of the old Letraset catalogs, as I can’t find one anywhere. You are commenting using your WordPress. Coincidentally, I catalogie some Letraset a few days before you wrote this post, and had the same nostalgia trip. And now that I have recalled those retro space-age fonts, I seem to be noticing them everywhere on the livery of the vans of small businesses….

I work in newspaper design now, among other things, and PhotoShop etc makes things so easy. I opted for the rather bland Helvetica bold. Letraset dry transfer lettering in Just to be safe.

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