60 Years of Letraset

Here we feature an animated short film by Neil Bennison created to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the launch of Letraset.

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All the character portraits were created using sheets of A3 discarded Letraset found on a rubbish tip. They were damp and very distressed when first found but once we had dried them out in the studio we were able to begin to play around with them.

 A sample of one of the sheets

A sample of one of the sheets

 The following is a selection of some of the characters that we created using the discarded type.

The following is a selection of some of the characters that we created using the discarded type.

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Click to play the film.

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Beautifully crafted animation and a great example of creative happenstance.