Cinemagraphs — and working with constraints
December 31, 2018 • ☕️ 2 min read
Earlier in 2018, I spotted a random advertisement on Instagram which featured a cinemagraph. As the eternal amateur photographer, my mind immediately responded to this with a very loud and childlike desire to do the same.
On Leadership and Confidence
December 19, 2018 • ☕️ 2 min read
Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about just how much impostor syndrome, paired with copious amounts of self-deprecating humour, have been hindering my ability to effectively grow both as a human being and as a software developer.
What do Variable Fonts mean for Web Developers?
July 18, 2017 • ☕️ 7 min read
Variable Fonts are still in active development, and the CSS Fonts Module 4 spec fully embraces them as the future of typography on the Web. And yet, there is still some uncertainty about how they’ll…
To choose the right typeface, look at its x-height.
May 24, 2017 • ☕️ 4 min read
It barely matters how many books on typography I’ve read and will read: I struggle just as much as anyone else when it comes to finding a good typeface for a particular project. The message, the mood…
8 Books to Learn Typography — from word lovers, to type setters, to writers
February 21, 2017 • ☕️☕️ 9 min read
Typography entails an endless amount of disciplines and perspectives, and you’d be forgiven for finding certain aspects of typography… a bit boring. As an analogy, consider “learning about cars”…
The fascinating story of the Chinese Typewriter
November 30, 2016 • ☕️ 6 min read
It took me 12 months and a rainy, uneventful Saturday afternoon in Berlin to finally pay a visit to the Deutsches Technikmuseum (German Technical Museum). Mostly driven by the promise of seeing cool…
Backpacking North Vietnam: A Photo Report
October 27, 2016 • ☕️☕️☕️ 15 min read
Vietnam was, and still is, one of the places that heavily piqued my curiosity. The media, as well as most cinematic appearances, never really portrayed Vietnam outside of this unknown, almost…
Remote Working — The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
September 17, 2015 • ☕️☕️ 10 min read
It’s now been close to a year since I started to work remotely, so I thought I’d finally gather my thoughts on the topic and share my experiences with the world. What I once saw only as a work perk…