Sweet Square

Credits

Designer(s)
Mark van Bronkhorst
Foundry(ies)
MVB Fonts
Release Year
2011
Country of Origin
Add
Classification
Sans Serif
Original Format
Digital
Distributor(s)
MVB Fonts
Tags
engraving, sans, square

Background

Sweet® Square is based on antique engraver’s lettering templates called “masterplates.” Professional stationers use a pantograph to manually transfer letters from these masterplates to a piece of copper or steel that is then etched to serve as a plate or die. This demanding technique is rare today given that most engravers now use a photographic process to make plates, where just about any font will do. But the lettering styles engravers popularized during the first half of the twentieth century remain both familiar and appealing.

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Listing Info

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Last edited by Dave Dawson on May 20, 2011, 08:05am EST

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