Sunday, March 28, 2010

Latest Block Print

This design was inspired by Swedish folk art (what else) and I originally planned the project so that I could donate 5 sets of 8 cards to the Etheredge Adoption Benefit tonight. The packaged sets are the ones up for the auction tonight. I think I'd like to give some of the remaining cards as gifts, or try to sell some on Etsy.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Mr Eaves

I was pretty excited to get the newest Emigre catalog featuring their new font, Mr Eaves, a companion to the trendy Mrs Eaves designed by Zuzana Licko. Here's a little about the latest Mister:

Mr Eaves Sans and Modern

Mr Eaves is the often requested sans-serif companion to Mrs Eaves, one of Emigre's classic typeface designs. Created by Zuzana Licko, this addition to the Emigre Type Library expands the versatility of the original Mrs Eaves with two complimentary families: Mr Eaves Sans and Mr Eaves Modern.

Mr Eaves was based on the proportions of Mrs Eaves, but Licko took some liberty with its design. One of the main concerns was to avoid creating a typeface that looked like it simply had its serifs cut off. And while it matches Mrs Eaves in weight, color, and armature, Mr Eaves stands as its own typeface with many unique characteristics.

Read more here