24 ways

The advent calendar for web geeks. I’m a frequent contributor and redesigned the site in 2013.

24ways.org

Beyond the Style Guide

I run my finger along the seam between interface patterns and design systems, exploring how a visual design language can underpin and inform a web style guide, with judicious use of CSS preprocessing. Like a good Christmas jumper, sometimes you need to get creative with the rules.

Naming Things

I perch my partridge in the CSS pear tree to discuss naming methodologies, ontologies and semantics. What’s in a name? That which we call a cherub by any other name would smell as sweet.