I design .

I'm Ketan ‐ A Melbourne web designer, developer and illustrator with 20 years industry experience.

Journal

My journal, a collection of my design work, inspiration, discoveries and personal experiences in running a business.

16 May 2020 css responsive typography

Youtube video: min(), max(), and clamp() are CSS magic!

I’ve used min() and max() in CSS many times, but I wasn’t aware of clamp(), which looks amazing for typography! This youtube video by Kevin Powell shows a great example of them in use.

16 May 2020 design

Dieter Rams’s ten principles for good design

All of Dieter Rams’s “Ten Principles for Good Design” are just as important today than when he said this back in the late 70’s. He asked himself the key question “is my design good design?”, which lead to his ten principles.

12 May 2020 shopify ecommerce web development

Shopify limits? What limits?

I recently read a blog post by Shopit Commerce about how Shopify limits its features based on their plans. It was a pointless post that focuses on the “issues” with using Shopify, in order to...

Opening up possibilities with Shopify variants

2 May 2020 shopify web design web development

Opening up possibilities with Shopify variants

Over the last few months, I’ve had the opportunity to work on a uniquely challenging Shopify project in which I had to create a “customise your product” section using only the options available in Shopify....

On Repeat - My most played albums for April 2020

28 April 2020 music coding life designing

On Repeat - My most played albums for April 2020

I listen to all kinds of musical genres when I’m designing or coding, so I thought it would be cool to post a list of albums I’ve been listening to every month. This month, I’ve...

21 April 2020 web design web development eric meyer

Eric Meyer says it's time to "Get Static"

Eric Meyer says “If you are in charge of a website that provides even slightly important information, or important services, it’s time to get static” and I totally agree. Forget the dynamic frameworks and go back to basics.

Who you gonna call?

15 April 2020 fun vinyl figure ghostbusters

Who you gonna call?

7 March 2020 typography graphic design

ScreenFonts #6 | Create

See how movie poster designers carefully select typefaces—and then slice and dice them.

JetBrains Mono. A typeface for developers

23 January 2020 development coding font typeface

JetBrains have released a new, very nice, typeface specifically designed for developers. It boasts: A better reading experience Code specific ligatures and four weights with matching italics It’s available to download free at https://www.jetbrains.com/lp/mono/.