Writing

Websites: retina or not?

Websites: retina or not?

Blog post for Design Assembly website.

“When you first see a retina display, it’s startling, like the first time you see an HD television, or when you first got glasses and realised you’d spent your life out-of-focus.

My thoughts on Gather 2013

My thoughts on Gather 2013

Blog post for Design Assembly website.

“Gather is an unconference, which basically means that the attendees host (short) sessions on a topic of their choice, and the emphasis is on participation.

New Zealand Music Month: Favourite album covers

New Zealand Music Month: Favourite album covers

Blog post for Design Assembly website.

“When I embarked on this post for NZ Music Month, I posed the question to various musicophiles (?) “What is your favourite NZ album cover and why?”. I was amazed by the depth and detail of the majority of replies I got, which perhaps reflects the passion the respondents have for their music collections.

Flowers, Fruit and Foliage

Flowers, Fruit and Foliage

Blog post for Design Assembly website.

“Entering the exhibition space, the lights dim, is like walking into a place of worship. In this case, it is a temple to botanical art and more generally a homage to the printed book.