21st December, 2017
21st September, 2011
18th August, 2011
25th January, 2011
31st August, 2010
I was commissioned to write this preface for the book Hardboiled Web Design, published by Five Simple Steps.
Every web designer harbours tales of frustration, limitation and despair. Ours is a visually creative discipline, yet it requires skills or knowledge beyond mere manipulation of form, shape, language, colour, message and meaning. Read »
25th January, 2010
For two years—and with much embarrassment, I have been apologising for my undesigned blog. Well, no more shall I blush. To mark this fourth redesign and rebuild, I’ve decided to detail my inspiration, ideas, processes, type and design choices—and hopefully explain what this miscellany thing is all about. Read »
17th October, 2009
31st October, 2007
I was commissioned to write this foreword by Apress, for the book Beginning HTML with CSS and XHTML.
In 1999, I bought a book about the web. This brave and still relatively new world had caught my interest, and the pocket-sized Rough Guide to the Internet featured four or so pages of rudimentary HTML. After about three hours I’d built a web page, and linked to another one. This first web page looked awful, but I was excited. Read »
2nd April, 2007
27th January, 2007