My friend Christoffer Leka just picked up an NOS carton of Letraset sheets from a local art supply store in Helsinki. Often referred to as dry transfer or rub-down lettering, Letraset was a leader in the field since the late 50s. In fact, Jeremy Dean’s ubiquitous Crackhouse, which eventually made its way onto the current Mac OS, had its humble beginnings on a sheet of rub-down letters.

Posted Wednesday April 15, 2009