Yesterday I was bored so I decided to look through some of my old design work for some inspiration and came across some screenshots of websites I built back circa 2002-3 which prompted me to go digging deeper. In a draw I have about 100 CDs mostly MP3 CDs (from back in the day when [...]
This is the third and final part of crimes against design. I hope you have learned something. If you commit any one or more of these crimes then either do something about it or save yourself some money and do everyone else a favour by removing your website/blog/monstrosity from the internet. Auto playing audio/video Don’t [...]
Love it or hate it, advertising greases the wheels of some of the biggest web sites about. If it weren’t for advertising then some of your favourite web sites may not even exist. I don’t mind advertising as long as it’s not obtrusive.
I was going to write an article about every single design crime that I have seen committed that makes for a rancid website. Then I realised the article was going to be epicly long as in novel length so I have decided to break it down into parts. The design and look of your blog [...]
Have you ever stopped to think how much your usage of type is contributing to global warming? How much energy, water and other finite resources it takes to use that type face? It’s time designers thought more about how their use of fonts and type faces contributes to global warming. So here are some facts [...]
Being a geek and lover of technology I love old skool technologies specially typographic technology like the Linotype which is why I’m excited about a documentary film called Linotype. “Linotype: The Film” Official Trailer from Linotype: The Film on Vimeo. “Linotype: The Film” is a documentary about Ottmar Mergenthaler’s amazing Linotype typecasting machine and the [...]
There are two things that I love: T-shirts and Doctor Who, so when I discovered this list of More than 100 Doctor Who T-shirts on Hide Your Arms I was stoked I never knew there were that many Doctor Who T-shirts, Andy has done a great job of writing up the list. There are some [...]
This is why I haven’t been posting much, I have been busy indulging in another one of my passions, design. I have designed 4 Junglist wallpapers and there will be plenty more to come. I’ll be uploading and making my wallpapers available via wallbase.net, you can find my other 3 designs here, here and here. [...]
Another wallpaper, yes I love cammo patterns. Click on the image above for the full size 1920×1200 image on Wallbase.net. Leave a comment if you want to request a custom size.
This happens when I get bored sometimes. I create stuff. I was bored and started looking through some of my old design work and found a bunch of my old ‘Junglist’ designs. I got inspired and decided to take an unfinnished design and turn it into a wallpaper. It’s 1920 x 1200 but feel free [...]