πŸ‘‹ Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019 πŸ˜

2018 is already over, eh? It’s been one hell of a journey, and has brought a huge range of emotions – from stress and anxiety, to joy and anticipation of things to come. Looking back, there is a lot to celebrate. Here are some of the many highlights from 2018.

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How my former life as a musician prepared me for design

[Originally posted on Automattic’s product design blog]

I have always had a fascination with the cross-section of art and computers. One of my finest memories as a kid – circa the mid-1990s – was watching my dad, a computer programmer, work on an application icon for his company’s software β€” one pixel at a time (on a 16 point grid if I remember correctly). The attention to detail and art of it all fascinated me, and made a deeper impression on me than I realized at the time.

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