“Before you pin…

“Before you pinch out the flickering flame of a new idea, let it burn brightly for a while longer, unhindered by practicalities.” Sage advice from Andrew Clarke in A Different Letter to a Junior Designer.

Portfolios on WordPress.com

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
Creating a beautiful portfolio just got much easier: we’re delighted to introduce you to the new Portfolio Content Type. Portfolio Content Type Once enabled on your site, your dashboard gains a brand new “Portfolio” section, where you’ll be able to manage all your portfolio projects in one place, separate from your posts and…

Longreads Joins the Automattic Family

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
Today we’re excited to announce that we are acquiring Longreads, the pioneering service that helps readers find and share the best longform storytelling around the world, for reading on mobile devices. Over the last five years, Longreads and its community have created a new ecosystem for readers to…

On Meritocracy

“You keep using that word” McConlogue discovers what we imagine Southerland and his ilk already know: the real meritocracy isn’t one in which every person is judged equally, and any privileges or systemic disadvantages are swept out of the way. The meritocracy we have is one in which the illusion of merit is used to […]

Where do you use Merriweather?

Originally posted on Merriweather Font:
I have found some really pleasing uses of Merriweather over the last few years. I would love to show you a few I particularly like. I also wonder where you use Merriweather or what uses you think are good ones. Please post some URLs! Links: Google ventures – http://www.googleventures.com/ WordPress – http://wordpress.com/…