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

    A type case is a compartmentalized (usually wooden) box used to store movable type used in letterpress printing.


    Dutch: letterkast
    French: casse
    German: Setzkasten
    Italian: Cassa [tipografica]
    Polish: kaszta
    Spanish: Caja tipográfica

    Related Term(s): Letterpress cabinet

    Ralf Herrmann By Ralf Herrmann ()
    Contributors: Manuel Sesma CAST Przemysław Sakrajda

    User Feedback



    this should be "letterbak" in Dutch

    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 Best Deals for Freelance Designers.
The largest selection of professional fonts for any project. Over 130,000 available fonts, and counting.
Get to your apps and creative work. Explore curated inspiration, livestream learning, tutorials, and creative challenges.
Discover the fonts from the Germany foundry FDI Type. A brand of Schriftkontor Ralf Herrmann.
Uberschrift: a typeface with 200 ligatures
  • Create New...

Important Information

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