The Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride is taking place worldwide on September 29th. I’m participating again this year in Burlington, VT. Last year I raised $333 thanks to some very fine people. Sponsoring me would make me very happy.Read more→
Welcome to the Blog
I write about the things I do and whatnot. Contents may contain web design, graphic design, typography, type design, motorcycles, mopeds, and cats. Definitely cats.
I have been redesigning and redesigning this site for almost 10 years. I did many versions. I was so close to launching it a few times. I didn’t. I was never happy with it. The closest I got was putting a few versions on a staging site. Designing for yourself is hard.Read more→
I wanted to create something like the end credits of a movie for the colophon on this site. CodePen is great for sketching things out like that. It was a good exercise in flexbox and grid. Not to brag (maybe a bit), it was a Picked Pen on the CodePen front page. It’s encouraging when others see and like work I do. I’m a bit code shy, which is one of the reasons I got a CodePen Pro account: pens are private by default.Read more→
I tried to create blackletter callipgraphy in pure css. This is my first Pen on CodePen. It’s not perfect, midblowing, or front-page-featuring.Read more→