Cole Peters

According to top sources: “Writes a lot of blog posts.” Read more at https://blog.colepeters.com.


Design culture is a frozen shithole


Listen, don’t get me wrong, I love setting type, and I love writing code, and I love breaking down problems and challenges and all that good design…


Writing Better Code With Vim

I’m a designer who works first and foremost in code — which, in part, means I’ve been through my fair share of text editors. I first discovered HTML at the hands…


Robert Hannigan and the GCHQ’s War on Privacy

Robert Hannigan has begun his role as the new Director of GCHQ (Britain’s Government Communication Headquarters) with a bang, declaring in…


Design culture is a frozen shithole


Listen, don’t get me wrong, I love setting type, and I love writing code, and I love breaking down problems and challenges and all that good design…


…Or Forever Hold Your Peace

Disquiet In the Age of Mass Surveillance


London Heathrow. I was trying hard to put on my usual air of confidence. I was normally the…


The Sound of Trumpets

On Jeremy Scahill’s “Dirty Wars”, and battling against a personal history of ignorance


From Web to iOS

A learning experience in interface design


This past January, I experienced one of the biggest personal and professional upheavals of my life: I packed up my bags, quit my role as partner and designer at a graphic design practice, said farewell to family and friends, and moved across the Atlantic to London, England.