As you may or may not have noticed, I’ve re-designed my blog (feast your eyes)!
It was a completely spur-of-the-moment change that took me a stressful few days to get sorted (my impatient, results-first spontaneity is going to give me an ulcer some day), but after lots of CSS tweaks, I’m so happy with the result.
As with any website re-design, I also gave a lot of thought to you guys (AKA the UI, or user experience). And as part of trying to make the experience more seamless, I decided to peel my portfolio of creative work off of here to give both my work and my writing some breathing room.
This blog will remain the place to come for all of me: thoughts, feelings, likes— more personal stuff. And as for my creative work, I’ve launched a new portfolio site:
In the process of the redesign and launch, I spent weeks browsing ThemeForest for the right WordPress themes for both and discovered and test-drove hundreds of gorgeous themes.
Best for the minimal, simple look: Omio
Runner -up: Kapena
Best for a clean, contemporary look with full-bleed background images and cool text knockouts: Air
Best European-style blog/portfolio: Coup
Best use of layered images and content boxes: Park
Best fixed side-bar menu + masonry portfolio: Flagrant
Best delicate portfolio and blog: Brynn
Best for hight impact: Blomma
Coolest horizontal scroll: Frequency
Nicest boxed portfolio: Vino
Best Lightbox for Photographers: Brook