An enthusiasm by

Richard Rutter

Hello. I’m Richard, a designer, author and speaker living by the sea in Brighton, UK. I’m co-founder of Clearleft, a digital design consultancy.

I love all things to do with human-centred design, typography, music and cycling. I occasionally write about them here.

Latest Posts

  • 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.