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Zuzana Licko was born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia 1961. In the early stage of her life, she moved to the United States of America and her family. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley.
In 1996 Zuzana made the first attempt to design a typeface, and she named it Mrs. Eaves. The name was basically derived from an influence of John Baskerville’s wife. Who was a housekeeper, Sarah Eaves, later on, she got married to John Baskerville?
Mrs Eaves Font Family
John Baskerville released a popular transitional serif font category. The transitional serif consisted of much sharper, bolder, thick, and thin strokes that looked attractive and gave a strong profile to the letters.
Baskerville emphasized creating a typeface that extended the contrast between bold and light characters, which displayed new methods to input the text styles. Subsequently, people notice a sharpness that feels unpleasant while reading a text.
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Licko perceived this feedback and started designing her own typeface using the Baskervilles transitional serif as a sample.
She started studying Baskerville’s fonts at the Bancroft Library. She realized that Baskervilles font gave a heavy and bold perception because of the deep imprinting of lead type onto the paper since the lead type quickly deforms during the use.
Thus, she decreased the contrast while preserving the general space and weight of the Baskerville fonts.
The characteristics of Mrs. Eaves gives an unorthodox perception. The characters of this font appear to be tricky because each character has a different pattern and layout; for example, L appears wider, and C contains points at the ends. Hence it seems like the character does not seem perfect altogether, but when utilized under the right conditions, they give a specific feel, which is hard to define, but it looks (unfit but very pleasing).
Despite having these characteristics, Licko’s Mrs. Eaves is listed among the classic fonts such as Franklin Gothic & Helvetica. Mrs. Eaves.
Usage of Mrs Eaves
Mrs. Eaves blossoms book covers and stationery designs. It also works well with simple documents and product print.
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