Custom 404 Pages

Website visitors land on a 404 error page when they try to visit a page that does not exist. This can be because the page has been moved or removed, the server or internet connection is down, users have clicked a broken link, or users typed the wrong URL. Typically 404 error pages result in one of the following messages: When it … Read More

Founding a Design Lab

I helped to kickstart the Rutgers Writing and Design Lab (RWDL), a forward-thinking multiliteracy center with a focus on digital composition. The RWDL offers face-to-face tutoring for a population of nearly 6,000 students, as well as workshops in document and instructional design.  As a senior consultant, I helped create student videos, craft effective presentations, podcasts, and web publications. We also … Read More

Wall Street Journal – 90s Throwback

Throwback: Adam Janos — of A&E and The Wall Street Journal — contracted me to design “a very ugly old 1990s website on a modern blogging platform with mobile support.” He saw the ‘classic’ version of my own site, and for reasons I cannot fathom, he wanted something similar: gaudy wallpaper, animated .gifs, distracting colors. The ‘classic’ version of Adam’s site is so hideous that … Read More

Carolina Rhetoric

CRC18 organizers asked me to develop a protest-y/glitch-y blog for their rhetoric conference. The theme was public engagement, counter-publics. I had to work within a blue, grey, black, white color scheme. NOTE: Users had the ability to turn the glitch effects on and off for the sake of site readability. Being a student organization, the CRC had no money to spend … Read More

CSS Gradient

A simple gradient written in CSS. Should be visible on most modern browsers. Can underlay an image or be used as a background.

Mickle Street

The Mickle Street Review, a journal first published out of Walt Whitman’s house on Mickle Street in Camden, needed to update their website after being acquired by the Walt Whitman Program in American Studies. The old version of the website was beautifully coded, but it had a dated aesthetic, and it was in want of support for modern browsers. The … Read More