I’ve not posted for a while because I’ve been busy putting together my final portfolio for my course at Shillington College in London. My final graduation exhibition took place last night at a gallery in Shoreditch. It’s been a journey and it’s with sadness and relief that I’ve reached the end.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nest Grid is a little SCSS grid which I built a couple of years ago and still tend to use as a base for new website builds. The big difference my grid has over others is the way in which it handles nested elements.
So I’ve finally put together a personal website. I spent ages over the past couple of years procrastinating and putting off making anything as I tried to think of a unique angle or a revolutionary design. In the end, my new site was born out of necessity.