Jump to content
Education typography videos. Check out our YouTube channel …
  • Furniture | Definition and Translations

    … wood or metal blocks of various widths and lengths to fill in the chase for lock up.

     

    Dutch: wit
    French: Blancs (lingots, interlignes)
    German: Stege
    Italian: marginatura, bianco tipografico
    Spanish: Material de imposición, material de blancos

    Related Term(s): Chase


    Ralf Herrmann By Ralf Herrmann ()
    Contributors: Xavier Álvarez Juanjo Lopez J-Gineste



    User Feedback


    thomas gravemaker

    Posted

    Actually, 'wit' would be better here, 'gerief' indicates spaces from 6 point up. The 'geriefkast' is a typecase holding spaces and quads from 6 to 36 point. In Germany you've got 'Leiste' to hold those spaces.

    Share this comment


    Link to comment
    Share on other sites



    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now

Our partners

Discover the fonts from the Germany foundry FDI Type. A brand of Schriftkontor Ralf Herrmann.
Discover the Best Deals for Freelance Designers.
Get to your apps and creative work. Explore curated inspiration, livestream learning, tutorials, and creative challenges.
The largest selection of professional fonts for any project. Over 130,000 available fonts, and counting.
Download the blackletter font FDI Wiking for free …
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We are placing functional cookies on your device to help make this website better.