Figure 1 — Website homepage with branding using Monotype Sackers for masthead art. To the stationery trade, these are Masterplate styles. The first generation of digital Sackers was difficult to work with because fine strokes printed so thin as to be almost invisible to the naked eye. The resulting impression in this case a letterhead is right-reading. Figure 10 — ATSackers fonts ca. His handsome set of 11 typefaces bridged several generations of technology:
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Weagraff, now in his 80s, is still freelancing engraving for the stationery trade. Monotype corrected the early difficulties.
Sackers Light Classic Roman font
Figure 3 — W. Sackers Gothics, as with most engravers styles, rlman no lower case characters. Sackers had great foresight in creating phototypesetting art from stationery engravers originals. Below is an engraved sample sheet from his company. Weagraff was kind enough to share notes Sackers had shared with him.
The first generation of digital Sackers was difficult to work with because fine strokes printed so thin as to be almost invisible to the naked eye.
Sackers Light Classic Roman in use – Fonts In Use
In addition to being a stationery engraver, Gary, now deceased, was an entrepreneur and early adopter of the emerging photocomposition technology. These fonts have become such an integral part of my business that it represents my brand. Figure 2 — Photo-engraved copper plate. Sackers owned shares in W.
My trade is small and rather insular because what we do is old-fashioned. The resulting impression in this sackees a letterhead is right-reading.
Figure 6 — Xerox of Compugraphic catalog with Sackers typefaces. Figure 5 — Engraved lettering style specimen sheet by Bob Weagraff. More about stationery engraving is found in this previous article and in my book, The Complete Engraver.
To the stationery trade, these are Masterplate styles. Figure 1 — Website homepage with branding using Monotype Sackers for masthead art.
AT Sackers Light Classic Roman Font
Figure 10 — ATSackers fonts ca. South Regional Design Awards Winners They retain the look and feel of original Masterplate lettering styles as seen in Figure 5. In Buening was purchased by another Charlotte stationery engraving company, Arzberger Engravers, and Arzberger Stationers was formed.
In his letter to me, Weagraff included Xerox copies of the typefaces Gary Sackers designed for Compugraphic.
Chasing Sackers, an Early Photocomposition Adapter – Print Magazine
Weagraff told me that Sackers got the styles from engravers Masterplates. Eventually, the two entities merged becoming Agfa-Compugraphic. On my computer, ATSackers is the name of my 11 Sackers fonts ca. You must be logged in to post a comment. His handsome set of 11 typefaces bridged several generations of technology: Southwest Regional Design Awards Winners In this process, ink is applied to the recessed areas, the surface area wiped clean, and paper litht applied under pressure then taken away.
Midwest Regional Design Awards Winners InAgfa-Gevaert—German film, chemical, and paper manufacturer—acquired an interest in Compugraphic Corporation. These notes, hand-written and signed by Sackers, explained at sackers light classic roman he Gary Sackers designed the Sackers typefaces, and that he worked with the Compugraphic Corporation on the project.