Writing

Short posts, articles and essays; mostly written for myself, but sometimes written for others, too.

Look Around You

For all their claims of changing the world, it would seem designers have not only failed to address its more pressing problems, but exaggerated many of its existing ones.

Tempelhof

On German Unity Day, a tour of Tempelhof Airport proved to be a powerful act of remembrance.

Recent articles

Weeknotes #6

I wasn’t expecting this exercise in weekly updates to endure, but here I am, six weeks later, with another weekly round up.

Weeknotes #5

This week has been a rollercoaster of emotions but ended with me feeling hopeful about my job prospects and position within the industry.

Look Around You

For all their claims of changing the world, it would seem designers have not only failed to address its more pressing problems, but exaggerated many of its existing ones.

Weeknotes #1

Yup, that’s right, I’m jumping on the weeknotes bandwagon! Consider this an experiment, and we’ll see how long it lasts.

Turn Jekyll up to Eleventy

I assemble a heavenly host of cherubs to sing the virtues of the Eleventy static site generator. By looking at how it compares to the familiar Ruby-based Jekyll, I may have you humming its tune for this season’s holiday projects. But will it put you on cloud eleven?

Crisis

A two-week stay in Berlin not only gave me time to explore the city, but also space to question the direction of my career and address a growing sense of disillusionment with my profession.

Tempelhof

On German Unity Day, a tour of Tempelhof Airport proved to be a powerful act of remembrance.

Undersold

Another identity from the offices of Pentagram that elicits a feeling somewhere between despair and indifference.