Blog archive

All blog entries to date

November 2015
Goodbye from Analogue76 -
September 2014
WordPress and Image Resolution -
Metropolis/2520 -
July 2014
Putting the EU Consumer Rights Directive in focus -
Dazzle ships -
Dutch typographies -
Blue cumuli -
South America’s Radical Geometries -
June 2014
Dreams by the sea -
Massimo Vignelli and simplicity -
Lego Le Corbusier -
May 2014
European futures -
The return of Pelican Books -
April 2014
All that is solid melts into air -
Grey on grey -
A borderless horizon -
Red Road demolition -
Glasgow textures -
March 2014
Shukhov’s tower -
On Brutalism -
A new design, again -
SASS for Web Designers: a review -
Dark forest, old dreams -
February 2014
Towards a new politics of wellbeing -
Barbican ghosts -
January 2014
Southbank evenings -
The active eye of the imagination -
The Testament of Mary -
Memory, old and new -
Christmas 1977 -
December 2013
My favourite books of 2013 -
My favourite design resources of 2013 -
Kosmonaut Zero -
November 2013
Platonist economics -
The rise of Solidarity, retold -
Horizons for independence -
October 2013
Double exposure, 1929 and today -
Metropolis, ancient and modern -
The Russian Constructivists -
Australian sunlight -
Impact48 hack weekend -
The promise and limits of civic hacking -
Joy Division Reworked -
September 2013
Modernism(s) by the sea -
In place of those horrible white boxes… -
Sci-fi for the 99 percent -
Designing immortality -
August 2013
An Edinburgh apocalypse -
Revisiting Mega-City One -
2013 Edinburgh Festival poster designs -
The shining blue city state -
July 2013
Window seat -
Sci-fi dreams: a month in the TechCube -
Fishing in Utopia -
Another view of self-employment -
Two looks at Medusa -
A week with iA Writer -
June 2013
Sea tones -
Against image sliders -
Clarity -
SVG and webfonts -
May 2013
Retina display, first impressions -
Apple and simplicity -
‘Beauty is the promise of function’ -
The strange death of the underlined link -
Instant RESS Implementation How-to -
April 2013
WordUp Edinburgh 2013 -
Sepia tinted antiquity -
Design and ‘emptiness’ -
A modernist design playlist -
‘The Next Day’: interesting CD, interesting sleeve -
‘Material honesty’ -
March 2013
A ‘strange white light’ -
The Man Who Fell to Earth, revisited -
Goodbye Voyager, soon -
The Spirit of ‘45 -
The website formerly known as Lucent Web Design -
Cropping images -
Omon Ra -
Craft, art and web design -
February 2013
Intermission -
‘Logical argumentation’ and ‘strategies of persuasion’ -
January 2013
Designing Utopia -
Music for Tax Returns -
Open skies -
On murk and Mirkwood -
December 2012
Early voyages -
Compressive images -
Two new diocesan websites -
iSustainability -
November 2012
EllisLab’s gamble -
The ruins of the future -
Resources for responsive images -
The politics of progressive enhancement -
October 2012
The Truth About HTML5 - a review -
Neon city -
Saint Hildegard -
‘Night has fallen and the foul are abroad’ -
Contemporary web design and ‘truth to materials’ -
Passwords: make them complicated -
Responsive images: simple solutions -
September 2012
A ‘Brand Bible’ for Norwich Cathedral -
Our shallow Twittering world -
New website for St Margaret’s Academy, Devon -
Design tomes that escaped the book bank -
A new career in a new town -
Galileo’s Muse -
New website for SGOIS -
August 2012
The warm glow of faith -
Responsive navigation toggle resources -
On the liberty to criticise -
Digital design and tactility -
Lusieri’s luminous horizons -
Adobe Edge 12 months on -
On estimated reading time -
July 2012
Etheldreda’s celestial ship -
Some notes on WordCamp Edinburgh 2012 -
Analogue signals -
The Zen of Steve Jobs -
Two and a half cheers for longer term contracts -
Complex Photoshop selections -
June 2012
Coffee shop ambience -
Vintage Soviet lomography -
Avoiding Gotham: selecting a new typeface -
A new website for The Stair Society -
Another look at the EU Cookie Law -
Christopher Hitchens and writing for the web -
Something from nothing -
Sinking into Prometheus -
Classical modernism in graphic design -
May 2012
Naive thoughts on encouraging enterprise -
The church and the web -
The aesthetics of wind farms -
Music for airports -
A new website for ScotWeave -
A Borders storm -
Some simple steps for better content editing -
Lux Aeterna -
The Icon Handbook - a review -
A view of the EU Cookie Law -
April 2012
Hosokawa’s cloud and light -
Content modelling with ExpressionEngine -
Sinclair ZX Spectrum: 30 years old today -
Dutch Total Football and the practice of design -
Instagram and the value of contrast -
On not quite agreeing with Jakob Nielsen -
The idea of ‘white’ -
Looking up -
Lufthansa and Graphic Design -
March 2012
More mobile web resources -
Borders Creative mobile web resources -
Patience (After Sebald) -
A break in the clouds -