Blog Archive

  • One year on and what next for remote working?

    Since the UK locked down 52 weeks ago, Clearleft folks have been working fully remotely. As the vaccine works its magic, in a few months time we’ll be able to move back into our studio. What happens then?

  • Top Tunes 2020

    Here’s a playlist of favourite songs I bought this year. Not quite a record-breaking haul, but a floor full of vinyl none-the-less. A mixture of new, not so new, and old; and some real corkers in amongst them.

  • Shining a light on Neon

    Design by Clearleft on behalf of EngineeringUK, Neon breaks down stereotypes about engineering careers through inspirational case studies and experiences. A cause close to my heart, as a former engineer.

  • The best compostable Nespresso capsules

    Searching for a rich, bold, chocolatey Nespresso coffee, ethically sourced, and home-compostable pods, I tried 17 different coffees from 5 different brands until finally I came across two which hit the mark.

  • Top Tunes 2017

    I’ve been back filling my best ofs, so here’s a compilation of favourite songs I bought in 2017. It was the start of a sequence of excellent music-buying years.

  • Top Tunes 2019

    Here’s a compilation of favourite songs I bought this year, and another damn fine year it was too.

  • JOGLE Day 11 – Tiverton to Liskeard

    Day 11 of our ride from John o’Groats to Land’s End took us from Tiverton to Liskeard across Dartmoor. Very wet, very hilly. Proper hard ride despite being ‘only’ 100km. A lot of fun.

  • JOGLE Day 08 – Preston to Shrewsbury

    Day 8 of our ride from John o’Groats to Land’s End took us from Preston to Shrewsbury. Nothing too see, until we met family at the end.

  • All you need to know about hyphenation in CSS

    Automatic hyphenation on the web has been possible since 2011 and is now broadly supported. There is however far more control available to designers than just turning on hyphens.