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, […]

Art, Installation, and Envy.

Went to a gallery this other day and was able to gain exposure to, among others, Kwang-Young Chun’s installations. Mr Chun’s art (the ones I saw) consisted primarily of triangular plastic-foams wrapped in mulberry paper, tied with threads, and then glued onto panels. And there’s probably about thousands of these small items, intricately arranged in […]

The Closed Web.

@iamdeveloper said this on Twitter this other day: Starting a basic website in 2014: 1. Install Node 2. Install Bower 3. Pick CSS framework 4. Pick responsive approach … 47. Write some HTML What’s that suppose to mean? you ask. Well, to put it simply, building a website is now – sadly – an exclusive […]

Free the Web.

I kind of jumped onto the Indie Web bandwagon a while ago. The Indie Web movement, in a nutshell, encourages all of us to break free of the shackles the tech giants have offered and that we have willingly worn, and to start owning our data and identity. It even offers us tools to help […]