Handwriting Fonts: Why Not?

I’m reworking the “theme” of this blog (though given that it’s for my personal use and is so severely customized it probably can’t be used anywhere else, one can hardly call it a real WordPress theme) and have decided to use handwriting fonts for the comments section. Yup, as long as it’s a user comment, […]

Stop Using the Vertical Line in Your Titles.

I used to like the use of the vertical bar or pipe in <title>s of subpages. Like, “About Us | Your Company or Blog Name”. It just looks cooler, I thought. Until I started learning about accessibility and started using Voiceover to listen to webpages. What looks cool to us visual users turns out to […]

.no-js Happens. Seriously.

I was one of those guys who did not really believe in the need for a .no-js class. After all, this is not the 90s anymore. Who browses the Web without Javascript these days? So one day, I was on this horribly packed train and decided to take a look at my fictions homepage. And […]

Designing Fictions, Part 1: Typography

Lately, I’ve found some time during my vacation to design my fictions homepage. And in the process, I started thinking that maybe I should share my design/development process, because there’s always something to learn from someone else’s process. I’m hoping that someone out there will find my process interesting, maybe even intriguing. Because designing a […]

Improvisation, Experimentation, and Art.

This other day, I was creating my first vector-based illustration on Sketch. The goal is to come up with a fitting illustration to accompany my short story. As the short story is essentially about communication, I started running a few ideas around my head. Communication in the modern context means smart phones and the Internet, […]