Category: Design

  • Javascript Canvas Color Series

    Javascript Canvas Color Series

    I made these using the <canvas> tag and Javascript.  Which one do you like the best?  What do they make you think of?   Link to share this: https://www.gabrielserafini.com/blog/2012/08/09/javascript-canvas-color-series/

  • Welcome to my new site [design]

    Welcome to my new site [design]

    Chair and checkered tile floor at Cafe Helloakland Since it’s almost my 36th birthday, I decided it was time to update the site theme for my personal site, www.gabrielserafini.com. I wanted the new design to focus on framing content in an aesthetically pleasing way. The background changes on each refresh, and uses CSS transformations and […]

  • Evolution of a stadium billboard advertisement

    One of my clients (ARMS – Athlete Relationship Management Software) needed a billboard design to be displayed in a university stadium.  Here are some of the revisions we made, going from the first draft to final version. The requirements were to build two square billboards, one 24″x24″ and the other 8’x8′. First version: In the […]

  • Vogon Poetry is now available in the App Store!

    I’m proud to announce the immediate availability of our Vogon Poetry application for iPhone and iPod Touch. You can get it in the App Store for $2.99. Click here to check it out! Link to share this: https://www.gabrielserafini.com/blog/2009/04/11/vogon-poetry-is-now-available-in-the-app-store/

  • Going to SXSW in Austin, TX this year

    Finally I’m going to SXSW in Austin, TX this year. Now I get to be one of the cool kids. Or something like that. Pictures from the trip: Link to share this: https://www.gabrielserafini.com/blog/2009/03/12/going-to-sxsw-in-austin-tx-this-year/

  • How to: Get rid of widows in your WordPress posts with Widon’t plugin

    I was just working on making some updates to the backend WordPress code for the Principia Pilot website (http://principiapilot.org/) and noticed widows in some of the stories. Widows are the typographic term for a single word on a line at the end of a paragraph. I thought about the solution to this problem (basically add […]

  • How to: Automatically add a default set of Custom Fields to each post in WordPress

    One of the neat things about WordPress is how easy it is to add custom metadata to a given page or post that you can then use in a template to display structured information. I’ve been using this technique for a while now to extend the basic WordPress elements of title, body, excerpt, etc and […]

  • 150 open documents in Photoshop – long day of work

    This is after a long day of work building out a new website: TeamMercy.com. Lots and lots of graphics there. Good times. Link to share this: https://www.gabrielserafini.com/blog/2008/05/14/150-open-documents-in-photoshop-long-day-of-work/

  • New site design is live (also upgraded to the latest version of WordPress – 2.5)

    In preparation for upgrading a whole mess of sites to using the latest version of WordPress I decided it was time to finally upgrade my own site and to implement the new design I’d been working on for a while (for over a year now). Check it out: www.gabrielserafini.com Link to share this: https://www.gabrielserafini.com/blog/2008/04/01/new-site-design-is-live-also-upgraded-to-the-latest-version-of-wordpress-25/

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