A friend of mine complimented me on my tiny ‘rebrand’ on twitter (it actually began on Slack), which was very nice. So I decided to align the branding of this site with that.Continue reading “Cascading memories”
After resisting for a few years, and then being at home all the time, we finally decided to fulfil our daughter’s dreams by getting a rescue cat. We wanted a pair but the demand is very high at the moment!
Will post some some updates soon, but for now he is in the living room, a little freaked out. We’ve called him Lumi.
The name of the game for the next 4 weeks is ‘containment’ and getting to know each other.
I love this as an example of great product design – inexpensive, durable, brilliantly thought out to fit a common pain point. The little magnet clips them to your toaster so they’re alway within reach, the tongs feel nice to grip, and perfect for fising out those smaller toasts that dont poke out far enough, or larger items that are a bit stuck.
I’ve used them pretty much everyday since I bought them (actually my kids did whilst on a random shopping spree in Canterbury).
One morning as I sat working on my laptop, suddenly there was a loud thud from the kitchen.Continue reading “The Magpie”
Was reading this article about UX Designers in Grafia (a Finnish Graphic Design magazine), and I had to laugh at this because so far in my experience it rings really true. The definition and reality of what your role as a UX Designer can vary a great deal.
The best thing in “The Irishman” was, without a doubt, the frames worn by Joe Pesci. So damn stylish.
Every time I go into macOS settings, I think I have a notification about notifications. In general that little red dot has become a horrible, ubiquitous distraction.
Do you remember when people first started talking about this new kind of industry you could get into: ‘New Media’, ‘Digital’, ‘Web Design’?
I do!Continue reading “Working in digital”
I’ve just returned to work after 2 weeks of holiday. Before I left, I decided that I had had enough of being addicted to looking at the endless feed of information and hysteria on twitter. It’s one of many bad digital addictions, and it ruins my ability to concentrate.Continue reading “An ode to information overload”
Another morning, trying to fight down the sheer panic and disbelief.
It’s like this has come out of nowhere.Continue reading “Is this really happening?”