Devin Halladay

Just another designer who writes. Humanist.


Design Over Style


I was browsing through the day’s Twitter feed, when I saw this brilliant Tweet by @schneidertobias: “[…] we need more [web] designers and less web stylists.”

I was dumbfounded. After hours of pondering the implications of Tobias’s statement, I sat down at my desk with a can of cold San Pellegrino and began writing down my interpretation in my journal.


A Manifesto for Quality Thought

Originally published on devinhalladay.com


  1. No amount of thought can change anything unless ideas are shared and acted upon. If you censor yourself, you’ll never know what impact your thoughts can have on the world.
  2. Thought is the essence of life. Do not be afraid to be alone with your thoughts. When you take time…

Kick

Create your own opportunities. Kick down doors.


A few days back, Dan Eden Tweeted,

[...] when one door closes, another, garishly…

Design Over Style


I was browsing through the day’s Twitter feed, when I saw this brilliant Tweet by @schneidertobias: “[…] we need more [web] designers and less web stylists.”

I was dumbfounded. After hours of pondering the implications of Tobias’s statement, I sat down at my desk with a can of cold San Pellegrino and began writing down my interpretation in my journal.


I Am a Designer of Souls


As designers, I'm sure we can reach a general consensus that when we design, we design for the viewer. We use color theory, white space typography, and countless…