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Happy 2012

January 4th, 2012

My first note of the year. I usually do a review of the previous year and a look ahead at the coming - but I'll skip that for now. I came across this siteΒ on Twitter yesterday and there was a statement by Andy...

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Union Hotel, Brooklyn

October 24th, 2011

Hi all, rather than releasing snippets of info on Twitter I thought I'd give a quick run down. Our group (myself, Tom Jaeger, Ryan Battles & Andy Johnson) had booked booked the Union Hotel for EECI via...

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CRM Font Company

September 26th, 2011

This is kind of where it all started for my own "career path".

Background

In the early 90s, my dad had designed the elegant Charles Rennie Mackintosh font. Back then, the font was distributed on 3Β½"...

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EECMS Q&A

September 26th, 2011

I gave a short Q&A on ExpressionEngine to the fine folks at Meta Q. Founded in February 2011, Meta Q is a webzine that seeks to dig deep into the world of design, to fascinate readers with inspiration and...

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Version 2 goes live

September 18th, 2011

This website is now around 2 years old and it was time for a change. I always find designing for myself quite a challenge and being honest, I'm still not 100% with it. The site will grow as I add my service...

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Competition time

June 4th, 2011

As some of you will know, I'm singing in the Praise Gathering Choir this year in Glasgow Concert Hall on 10th/11th/12th June, Edinburgh Usher Hall on 18th June and Belfast Waterfront on 8th October. It's...

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EECI NY

February 17th, 2011

I had a blast at EECI in Leiden last October and really looking forward to NYC this year. The plan is to head out a few days before the conference (flying into Albany) and catching up with good friends Jack...

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Web academia

January 25th, 2011

This week I was able to travel down to Nottingham for Colly's inaugural New Adventures in web design conference. The event had a delectable palette of great speakers. I don't intend this to be a conference...

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Google Fusion Tables

January 14th, 2011

This is my brief experience with Google Fusion Tables, a free service provided by Google. Last week @mathalete had asked:

i've a csv file and I want to create a sexy chart from it, is there a...

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Year in view

December 19th, 2010

Where has it gone? It seems like only the other day I was penning this and now I'm wrapping up 2010. It's been some year for the Grant family, a lot of travelling as well that I'm not used to as well as trying...

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