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Download the Fontek Font Catalogue PDF pages – Letraset. Views. 5 years ago. Letraset, · Bold, · Italic, · Charlotte, · Medium, · Eplica, · Initials. 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. If not, I shall. Results 31 – 56 of 56 Letraset and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles LETRASET 1 (CATALOGO EN EL QUE SE ILUSTRAN MAS DE

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Retrieved 16 August In the late s Letraset started to be replaced by desktop publishing. This article contains content that is written like an advertisement. Additionally, Letraset offers three lines of dual-tipped markers, the alcohol based ProMarker and FlexMarker lines, each with mostly different colors, and the water based AquaMarkers with 60 colors, all of which have gained wide acceptance in the hobby and crafting communities. Retrieved 11 July There are some indications its use predates Letraset, but nothing concrete has surfaced prior to Letraset’s popularizing it.

However, as Letraset held the rights to their fonts that had been popular on the catalpgo transfer sheets, it made sense to enter the digital font market see, for example, Charlotte Sans. May Learn how cataloyo when to remove this template message. A selection of fonts is still sold from its website, separated into fonts from Fontek and Red Rooster.

For the rub-on lettering sheets closely associated with them, see Dry transfer. Letraset was a company known mainly for manufacturing sheets of typefaces and other artwork elements that can be transferred to artwork being prepared.

Lorem Ipsum filler text has been featured on Letraset advertisements for decades.

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Welcome to Typophile Please Sign in. The frame was then turned over and the letter located over the artwork, and the character pressed into contact with the page, with the mounting base slid away as with model aircraft transfers.


Retrieved from ” https: In common usage, the name Letraset originally referred to sheets of transfer lettering which were originally manufactured as a wet process inwith each character selected and cut from a sheet, placed face-down on a small silk screen frame and wetted with a paint brush to soften and release the gum arabic adhesive which held it.

For rub-on halftone screens, see Screentone. Articles with a promotional tone from March All articles with a promotional tone Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May Articles with unsourced statements from January Currently, Letraset’s line of print patterns and textures are more commonly used than its lettering.

For the first time amateurs could produce affordable and attractive artwork of professional appearance. I have a copy or two of the Letraset catalog from the mid to late ’80s somewhere in my archives. Skip to main content.

It was a digital version of the transfer sheet catalogue that I was really after. Seeing a decline in the sales of its materials in the early s, Letraset moved into the desktop publishing industry, releasing software packages such as ImageStudio and ColorStudio for the Macintosh.

I think there’s a Chartpak catalog in there too. Letraset sheets were used extensively by professional and amateur graphic designersarchitects and artists in the s, s and s. I have a hard copy, but I thought it would also be beneficial to have a scanned version as well. It can be a very useful reference point.

I have a dated Fontek. Perhaps I should scan my copy for prosterity’s sake, plus it may be of interest to some of you Typophiles out there. If not, I shall have to get busy scanning my copy. This was to be its core product for many years to come. This technique was very widespread for lettering and other elements before the advent of the phototypesetting and laser computer techniques of word processing and desktop publishing.

Anything ever come from this discussion? As a result, and because of its ease of use, it also came to be used by printersdesign studios and advertising agencies. 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.


Starting inLetraset also applied the dry rub-down transfer technique to create a children’s game called Action Transferswhich would later develop into Kalkitos marketed by Gillette and many other series of transferable figures that were very popular up to the s.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. These never saw widespread success. But my Apple ColorOne Scanner is almost as old as the catalogs themselves. Please help improve it by removing promotional content and inappropriate external linksand by adding encyclopedic content written from a neutral point of view.

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I’d love to see both the Letraset catalog and the Chartpak catalog online. Some fonts retain ‘Letraset’ in their title, whereas others have been renamed by their new vendors such as ITC. It has three pages of short embedded font samples the font names, cata,ogo and 50 pages of full font samples all as outlines.

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Letraset thus began releasing many fonts in formats such as PostScript. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Are you looking for a catalog of Letraset’s digital fonts or something earlier – such as a rub-on catalog? The name is also often used to refer generically to sheets of dry transfer lettering of any brand.

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Anyway, it needs to be done before I spill coffee all over it, or in my old age, involuntary dribbling starts occurring ;- Adrian. Retrieved April 7, This page was last edited on 26 Octoberat