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Work and inspiration in progress

Inspiration ↓ Jul 9, 2020

The more I understand what Base16 is: a structured way for setting up and applying color palettes (a design system), the more I am impressed by it.

from http://chriskempson.com/projects/base16/

Work ↓ Jul 8, 2020

Light and dark mode with hotkey. Mostly done using pywal, though Vim turned out to be tricky because the gruvbox package needs to have the background set. I might try using base16-shell instead...

Work ↓ Jul 6, 2020

Using only the pixels from the rendered to text to render the image.

Work ↓ Jul 5, 2020

Font pixels to image pixels.

Work ↓ Jul 5, 2020

Subpixel antialiasing pixel-sort.

Work ↓ Jul 3, 2020

Constraint Systems has a gallery now.

from https://constraint.systems/gallery/

Work ↓ Jul 2, 2020

Working on creating a gallery for images created using Constraint Systems. Hugo continues to be an enjoyable way to make a website.

Work ↓ Jul 1, 2020

Template debugging aesthetic.

Work ↓ Jul 1, 2020

Bit waves.

Work ↓ Jun 30, 2020

Grids.

Work ↓ Jun 30, 2020

Programming environment.

Work ↓ Jun 28, 2020

Bits.

Work ↓ Jun 25, 2020

Span - lay out and rearrange text, line by line, using Vim-like keyboard controls.

from https://span.constraint.systems

Work ↓ Jun 24, 2020

Figuring out a GIF maker.

Work ↓ Jun 21, 2020

Tiling window manager + xzoom + automatic reload script makes for a pretty good design-dev set-up.

Inspiration ↓ Jun 20, 2020

Thread by @helvetica on how genre conventions are a shortcut for the cognitive load of game rules. And why that hinders movement towards new, less toxic conventions.

from https://twitter.com/helvetica/status/1274450330726645762

About

Grant Custer is a designer-programmer interested in alternative interfaces.

Feed is where I document work and inspiration in progress. It is built using Hugo with a private Node.js app for posting. There is an RSS feed.

You can see my experimental interface work at Constraint Systems. I also design and build prototypes for Cloudera Fast Forward. I’m happy to talk on Twitter, email: grantcuster at gmail dot com, or Mastodon. You can see a full list of projects on my Index.