It was such a pleasure to work on Shawn Mathey’s new website, knowing what a great artist & supremely nice guy that he is, having met him in London at English National Opera during the production of The Magic Flute.
In this rare occasion, I was able to design a brand aesthetic for him completely from scratch while being inspired by his performance and artistry first-hand. (more…)
When my wife Kathryn performed in The Magic Flute at English National Opera this past fall, I took the opportunity to try out Twitter’s Embedded Timelines widgets. Twitter allows you to easily embed a timeline for Tweets from a user, a user’s favorites, Twitter lists, or any search query or hashtag. It’s incredibly easy to set up widgets in your profile’s Settings page. Then copy & paste a few lines of code in your site and you’re done. (more…)
Here is a project I recently completed for the German Opera Singer Michael Bachtadze. The site is responsive, looks great on any device and is built on WordPress from the ground-up. I use my boilerplate theme which is based heavily on Viewport Industries’ Starkers and the help of a few key plugins: Contact Form 7, TablePress and a NextGen Photo Gallery. (more…)
Here is a short roundup of the latest & greatest website designs that have been providing me with the inspiration, envy and motivation to make better things every day.
Have a site of your own you’d like to share with me? Your latest portfolio site, or even a client project you recently completed? Send a message @tomlewek with the link to your awesome web project for an upcoming blog series in the works where I’ll showcase some of the top stuff. (more…)