Peter Kaizer

designer | developer

Reading & Writing

Iterative Design, Iterative Code 

Aug 11, 2016
Great post from Brad Frost on getting feedback from the indie web community and particularly from Jonathan Snook. this quote resonates with me, "Establishing this more collaborative, pattern-driven workflow means iterating over frontend code becomes a core and necessary part of the process."

We need more respect in our political discourse

Feb 15, 2016

Can Justice Ginsburg’s moving tribute to her friend Justice Scalia be an example to behave better... I hope so...

Hillary Clinton campaign logo

Apr 19, 2015

More on the evolving saga of the Hillary Clinton campaign logo...

UX Camp DC

Jan 5, 2015

My Design Deliverables presentation at UX Camp DC

Design deliverables and the design process in a multi-viewport era

Jun 9, 2014

A great presentation about some new ways to approach the design process and what design deliverables to present a client.

Style guides

May 27, 2014

A selection of articles on html style guides.

HTML wireframes 

May 21, 2014
Great post from Brad Frost on why static high fidelity wireframes are no longer the way to go. Instead create your wireframes in HTML and CSS. I have been doing this for a while now.

Great piece about getting setting up a workflow that can succeed 

Apr 7, 2014
A nice post about involving clients in your mobile workflow to really work together. Love many of the points Big Spaceship points this out in this inspiring manual.

A round up of articles about typography and web typography

Apr 6, 2014

Some articles on typography and web typography.

A Look at 2014 Design Trends 

Apr 5, 2014
A nice post from local Baltimore digital agency R2I that looks at what's coming up this year in web design and UX.

Designing for performance 

Apr 3, 2014
A great pressentation deck and list of resources from Lara Swanson, Engineering Manager of Performance at Etsy, on how to design for page load time.

Articles of interest April 3, 2014

Apr 3, 2014

Some articles about the evolving nature of our roles as workers in the digital space.

The best tech April Fools Day jokes of 2014 

Apr 1, 2014
Tech companies seem to love April Fools day. Here is a round-up of some of their pranks.

Sir Jony Ive on designing tomorrow 

Mar 24, 2014
Apple's Sir Jony Ive gives his first in depth interview to John Arlidge of Time magazine.

Articles of interest February 8, 2013

Feb 8, 2013

Leadership, innovation, project management and creativity.

Articles of interest February 2, 2013

Feb 2, 2013

Some fine articles about life , productivity and finding balance.

Articles of interest January 27, 2013

Jan 27, 2013

Articles of interest on front-end web design, markup and performance.

Articles of interest January 19, 2013

Jan 19, 2013

First edition of the weekly articles of interest post.

Bacon and cheddar scones

Jan 14, 2013

My first attempt at Chef Keller's savory scones

Praying Mantis

Oct 14, 2012

Responsive Web Design Resources

Sep 14, 2012

Are decorative design elements going out of style?

Sep 14, 2012

Power Of Pinterest

Sep 12, 2012

Eleven years later

Sep 11, 2012

Rapid CMS enabled site development with Wordpress

Sep 3, 2012

A day in Chicago

Jun 26, 2012

A charming site launch

Mar 5, 2012

Ten years later: A reflection

Sep 11, 2011

Writer for iPad

Sep 22, 2010

World Humanitarian Day - August 19th

Aug 6, 2010

Quick and simple image placeholders

Aug 3, 2010

10 Geekiest Apple Cakes

Aug 2, 2010 :: American Modernist :: 1914-1996

Aug 1, 2010

iPhone Coasters - turn your table into a giant iPhone

Jul 30, 2010

Please be patient - This Page is Under Construction!

Jun 6, 2010

Steve Jobs - Big Brother or just a perfectionist...

Jun 2, 2010

Google Dumps Microsoft Windows Company-Wide

Jun 2, 2010

Fish and Vegetables

Mar 8, 2010

The Best Buttermilk Biscuits

Feb 28, 2010

Grits with Shrimp and Tasso gravy

Feb 23, 2010

Valentines Day dinner: Osso Buco, Risoto Milanese & roasted asparagus

Feb 14, 2010

Valentine dessert: Chocolate Souffle

Feb 14, 2010

Whiteout breakfast: Buttermilk pancakes

Feb 10, 2010

Scenes from today's blizzard

Feb 10, 2010

Snow storm dinners round 2: Pasta with broccoli rabe & sausage

Feb 9, 2010

Curried chicken with cashews & basmati rice

Feb 7, 2010

Tonights snowday dinner: Paella

Feb 6, 2010