Some things I’ve done that were printed on paper

I’ve gotten really bad at keeping a running visual tally of the things I design at work, so here’s a dump from the past few months! What you see here …

Lighten up: News design, levity, and fighting the impulse to be So Serious

So, wonks and pedants, literalists and newshounds, hear my plea. Give your readers some moments of delight every now and again. And take some time to enjoy that delight yourself. I promise it will not kill you.

Let me get a little Charles Appley for a sec

The president visited Chattanooga the other day. Big story. Big, big story. My pal Nick designed the TFP’s front page for the event. Big page. Big, big page. And yet …

I did something I actually like!

I don’t post about specific stuff I do at work very often because … actually I’m not sure why. It ain’t modesty, I promise. I think I’m still just delusionally …

Shane McDermott, ###

Yesterday, my former employer laid off one of my close friends and one of the most talented people I have ever met. I remember when he was hired. It was …

Internet, I’m moving to Nashville

Over the years I have always wondered, when a blogger I followed made a last-minute “I’m leaving the city!” announcement, why he or she waited so long to announce it …

Another batch of news designs

Don’t mind me, I’m just clicking and dragging and portfolioing. Shelby Farms: Urban oasis A story about the growth and change Shelby Farms is experiencing, accompanied by stunning photos.   …

‘I’M AL QAEDA’ design

The CA, for a few months now, has been receiving letters from self-identified jihadist Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad as he spends time in prison for his part in the death of …

‘America hasn’t forgotten’

More news designs to share! This small but fun package ran this past Sunday in Viewpoint. The story –which is a great read and might make you tear up a …