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Links: November 2018

~ 13 minute read

Editorial Layouts, Floats, and CSS Grid

CSS Grid is in many ways a dream come true, but there’s at least one basic thing it can’t do.

~ 5 minute read

Links: October 2018

~ 14 minute read

Links: September 2018

~ 18 minute read

Revisiting Incomplete Open Cubes

Behind the scenes of an obsessive art project

~ 5 minute read

About Incomplete Open Cubes Revisited

Exploring the extended potential of Sol LeWitt’s ‘Incomplete Open Cubes’

~ 3 minute read

Links: August 2018

~ 12 minute read

Links: July 2018

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A Trip to Brighton

Vacation notes.

~ 5 minute read

Links: June 2018

~ 13 minute read

Ampersand 2018

My takeaways from a day of talks on the future of typography.

~ 9 minute read

Designing Better Concert Listings

How to make it easier for music fans to find shows.

~ 7 minute read

Links: May 2018

~ 32 minute read

Links: April 2018

~ 11 minute read

Generate New York 2018

My takeaways from two days of talks on all things web design.

~ 22 minute read

Links: March 2018

~ 16 minute read

SND NYC 2018

My takeaways from two days of talks about news design and more.

~ 12 minute read

Design Doesn’t Care What You Think Information Looks Like

Sometimes convention is sufficient. Sometimes it’s not.

~ 10 minute read

Links: February 2018

~ 16 minute read

V6: Color

A new approach to one of my biggest design weaknesses, using basic color theory, HSL, and Sass.

~ 16 minute read

Links: January 2018

~ 9 minute read

A simple Sass function for frame-based CSS animation

~ 1 minute read

Meet Column Setter

We developed an open source tool for building custom responsive grids that work in older browsers.

~ 7 minute read

That Was 2017

The highlights of what I took in and put out.

~ 20 minute read

Links: December 2017

~ 25 minute read

Links: November 2017

~ 23 minute read

V6: Typography and Proportions

The logic behind the layout.

~ 15 minute read

Links: October 2017

~ 18 minute read

Links: September 2017

~ 8 minute read

V6: The Archive

A rationale for a redesign.

~ 6 minute read

Links: August 2017

~ 19 minute read

Links: July 2017

~ 9 minute read

Links: June 2017

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Links: May 2017

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Links: April 2017

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Links: March 2017

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Links: February 2017

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Links: December 2016

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Links: November 2016

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Links: August 2016

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Links: July 2016

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Links: June 2016

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Links: May 2016

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Links: April 2016

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Links: March 2016

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Links: February 2016

~ 9 minute read

Links: January 2016

~ 5 minute read

Chloe

A eulogy for a friend.

~ 2 minute read

Stripped

~ 1 minute read

Beyond Pixels: Air Guitar

~ 2 minute read

Behind the scenes: Rob Weychert on the Archive by Day and Night

~ 3 minute read

The Loss of Matter

A rallying cry for our underserved senses.

~ 2 minute read

Interview: Rob Weychert

~ 18 minute read

Obstruction by Design

We always talk about design getting out of the way, but does it ever make sense for design to get in the way?

~ 2 minute read

Inefficiency by Design

How my web site’s lack of a CMS has made me more prolific.

~ 3 minute read

Slow Motion Spectacle

Progress takes time.

~ 1 minute read

Musicians Templates

~ 6 minute read

As Much Trouble as It’s Worth

A quick thought about design as sleight of hand.

~ 1 minute read

Just Like Being There

~ 1 minute read

First Responder

Under the hood of my first foray into responsive web design.

~ 4 minute read

In Sugar We Trust

~ 2 minute read

Exit Strategy

~ 1 minute read

Teach the Web: Rob Weychert

~ 3 minute read

Pharewell

~ 2 minute read

Fall Travels

~ 2 minute read

Consumption: August 2008

~ 1 minute read

Rob Across America

~ 1 minute read

Consumption: April 2008

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Consumption: March 2008

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South by Southwest 2008

~ 2 minute read

Flying Southwest Airlines Southwest to South by Southwest

~ 2 minute read

Consumption: January 2008

~ 1 minute read

Consumption: November 2007

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Consumption: October 2007

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Consumption: September 2007

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Thirty Days Has September

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Consumption: August 2007

~ 1 minute read

Consumption: July 2007

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Rob Weychert from Happy Cog Studios

~ 11 minute read

Consumption: June 2007

~ 1 minute read

Consumption: April 2007

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Consumption: March 2007

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Bridging the Type Divide: Classic Typography with CSS

~ 31 minute read

South by Southwest 2007

~ 3 minute read

Consumption: February 2007

~ 1 minute read

The Hunt Is on at SXSW

~ 2 minute read

Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

~ 3 minute read

Consumption: January 2007

~ 1 minute read

The Ten Commandments of Typography / Type Heresy: Breaking the Ten Commandments of Typography

~ 1 minute read

Consumption: November 2006

~ 1 minute read

Consumption: October 2006

~ 1 minute read

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

~ 2 minute read

Consumption: September 2006

~ 1 minute read

Consumption: August 2006

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Consumption: July 2006

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First Born

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Consumption: June 2006

~ 1 minute read

Titonic

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Consumption: May 2006

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Consumption: April 2006

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Consumption: March 2006

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South by Southwest 2006

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Leaving on a Jet Plane

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Consumption: February 2006

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Consumption: January 2006

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Four Things

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Consumption: December 2005

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Generation Z

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Consumption: November 2005

~ 1 minute read

The Halcyon Days of Web Standards

~ 1 minute read

Consumption: October 2005

~ 1 minute read

The Horror

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Consumption: September 2005

~ 1 minute read

Download My Store

~ 1 minute read

In Search Of...

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Candykiller

~ 1 minute read

Mint: A Stats Odyssey

~ 3 minute read

Consumption: August 2005

~ 1 minute read

Hollowed-Out Human Head

~ 2 minute read

The Morning After

~ 1 minute read

Consumption: July 2005

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The New Renaissance?

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The Immortal Gutenberg

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It Ain’t Broke, But I’ll Fix It

~ 2 minute read

Consumption: June 2005

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My First Sony

~ 2 minute read

An Illustrated Retrospective

~ 5 minute read

Consumption: May 2005

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Consumption: April 2005

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Consumption: March 2005

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Return of the Second Cousin of the Fly’s Nephew

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If there is one thing I can rarely be accused of, it is self-satisfaction. In this site’s three years of...

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In the 77 days since I last posted: I started a new full-time design job at TMX Communications. My face...

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Spaceboy Music got the new Tortoise album, It’s All Around You, nearly two weeks ahead of its release date, so...

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I’m not often interested in shows that could conceivably sell out in less than five minutes after tickets have been...

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Philadelphia is in the eye of a winter storm today; the snow and ice already coating the ground will soon...

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Over the last couple of months, this site has offered its visitors little respite from boredom. I’ll make no apologies...

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Since Pittsburgh is the other big city in Pennsylvania, and I had never been there, I decided to check it...

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The sleepless National Film Challenge weekend is behind me and its results have far exceeded both my expectations and my...

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There has been plenty going on, but I haven’t had much to say about any of it. Lightning Bolt, Hangedup,...

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Kevin Cornell recently launched Bearskinrug version 4; it is as delicious as might be expected. Lots of shows lately: The...

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The summer technically ends on September 22 (as anyone eagerly anticipating the redesign of this site should note), but most...

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Why am I always the last to know about these things? I have just recently been made aware of Flügtag...

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The long-awaited Camp Naked Terror 2 web site is finally up, complete with pictures and video from the event for...

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I was going to begin this long-overdue post with a verbose description of the difficulties of keeping a weblog like...

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So a bunch of stuff happened in the last week. Puppetmania on Monday turned out to be the best of...

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Today I completed my first ever full-page magazine advertisement for a gay pornographic DVD. High five!

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Interpol and The Raveonettes played the Troc last night. I was quite pleasantly surprised by the feedback-drenched Raveonettes, who sounded...

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I have accepted a job in the design department at TLA Video. After nearly fifteen months of unemployment, getting paid...

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The newest addition to the Projects section is entitled Snowfall; it’s a series of photos I took in the aftermath...

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Busy, busy week. We have updated the BREDSTIK site for the first time in almost a year, with Flash goodies...

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I had a dream that Sebastian Bach (of Skid Row fame) moved in with my next door neighbors. In the...

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Sonata for the Unaware, the new k10k issue by carbonatedjazz, is the best issue I’ve seen in a long time....

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Last night was an inspiring Ad Club lecture at York College given by Jim Sherraden, the disarmingly charismatic head of...

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While I’m sure all (3) of my regular readers are enjoying my media critic pretensions, the About section does say...

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You may or may not have noticed that I redesigned the site. Welcome to robweychert.com Version 2, lovingly dubbed “The...

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We finally got the pictures and video online from the Summer Camp Slasher Birthday Bash at Camp Naked Terror. The...

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This is a really neat idea: The 5K is a contest that challenges web designers to create a site with...

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Happy Birthday, Mom! Today I am learning how to use Corel KnockOut 1.5 (the new version is procreate KnockOut 2)....

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The Summer Camp Slasher Birthday Bash at our house this weekend was a huge, bloody success, so thanks to everyone...

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A quick link before I’m off: my illustrator friend Jim Horwat launched his site today. He has a slick style...

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I hadn’t been to the Philadelphia Museum of Art in a year or so, so I went on Saturday. Primary...

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Should I go see Trouble Every Day on Thursday or should I go see The Locust? I don’t think I’ll...

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Last night was a fund-raising party at the Heaven Gallery in Wicker Park for the upcoming Version02 Festival (which I’m...

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My friend and Grand Theft Auto 3 provider Kevin Cornell is currently the featured artist on Media Inspiration, where his...

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My generous hosts and I got back a couple hours ago from seeing a gorgeous digitally remastered 70mm print of...

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For some reason, yesterday afternoon I decided I wanted to learn more about the history of Photoshop. After hunting around...

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Thanks to everyone who has given me feedback so far via e-mail and message boards. There will be some minor...

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Welcome, friends, colleagues, and strangers. This is the eighth redesign of this web site and the first to go live....

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