Web designer + front-end developer with experience in high-traffic ecommerce sites for some well known brands.

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A place for new projects, code demos and general webby musings to appear for you to read.

CodePen Kirbytag for Kirby 2

I recently installed the overhauled Kirby 2 CMS to see whats new. The extension that previously allowed me to embed CodePen examples in my blog no longer functioned, so I created one based on Kirbytext Codepen by ClementRoy for Kirby 1.

Chicken Swing in CodePen Picked Pens

Chicken Swing SVG, an amusing animated SVG loader demo published yesterday on CodePen, has been selected for the Picked Pens section. The Picks section features on the homepage, giving Pens view count and heart appreciation a huge boost. Currently at the time of publishing 750+ views and 20+ hearts.

Animation Inspiration

In mobile and touch devices, animation has been gradually becoming more and more prominent to enhance the experience. Users are experienced with smartphone and digital interfaces. We have lost the skeumorphic need to relate back to physical objects, indeed iOS7 took away a little too much.

Show your working

Whenever I am creating or reflecting on creative work I have completed I always keep this phrase in mind from the book Rework by Basecamp (previously 37signals), which states:

Early Days

I was thinking of topics for blog posts as right now I am in the middle of a couple of things. One I hope to be debuting on here very soon. But I realised I wasn’t living up to the promise I left off on in my first post. Turns out blog writing doesn’t just happen.

New Site Redesign

Thats right a nice and new shiny site, complete with blog! So let’s break this blog thing into its new home and explain myself…

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