Why I don’t use Helvetica

For a short period, when I started attempting to design websites, I loved Helvetica. I had no graphic design knowledge but I just thought the font looked… cool. Today I’m rather more indifferent.

1950s Packaging Inspiration

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve become obsessed with the graphics on packaging from the 1950s. I’ve been gathering inspiration for a college project, and it turns out that from a graphic design point-of-view, the 1950s is pretty badass.

Web typography today

It can be tricky to keep up with current developments in web design, particularly when dealing with a vast subject such as typography. In this post I’ve collated as much information as I could about typography on the web today.

HAUS2 Mix

A little deep / tech house mix. New-ish tracks from the past few months. Stream from Mixcloud.

Shillington: Semester Two

Last Tuesday marked another step in the rapid approach towards the end of my part time graphic course at Shillington College; the end of Semester two.

Better looking website images with Instagram style CSS filters

In any modern web set-up, clients will inevitably want to upload content including images themselves. In my experience, this can be a nightmare from a design point-of-view. InstaCSS is a quick and easy way to create visually consistent images.

Lessons everyone can learn from software developers

I have been fortunate in my career to work with a number of incredible software developers. I’ve realised that there are some very basic qualities, skills, and habits software developers display that are great practice for absolutely anyone.