No web fonts

System fonts are an intriguing and fast alternative to web typography. And they are a great option if your product is widespread in places w...

Technology
Nicola Fioravanti

The poster of the 2011 International Graphics Week

This is a great idea made by Stefano Asili, a great friend and graphic designer based in Cagliari. The theme of the 2011 International Graph...

Design
Nicola Fioravanti

Tea for hackers

People often associate coffee to hackers. That's true. Coffee is still the favorite beverage amongst hackers. But only because hackers do no...

Life
Nicola Fioravanti

Desmondiana

I first heard Paul Desmond when I was driving to Rome from Basel, many years ago. He was an American jazz alto saxophonist and composer, bes...

Music
Nicola Fioravanti

Cross Site Contamination

Unless something is seen to be a problem we do not focus our thinking attention upon it. As developers, we usually place many little side pr...

Technology
Nicola Fioravanti

The making of a street photograph

No one wants to share his contact sheets. It's the private diary of the photographer with all the unsuccessful steps on the way to the final...

Photography
Nicola Fioravanti

The beginnings of progressive web apps

Every innovation has a story that needs to be told. Interestingly, the beginnings of progressive web apps (PWAs) date back to 2007. On the 9...

Technology
Nicola Fioravanti

Cha no yu: the Japanese tea ceremony

Cha no yu means literally "hot water for tea", is known as the Japanese tea ceremony in the West and has as its objective a relaxed communio...

Life
Nicola Fioravanti

Metamorphosen

The first time I heard Metamorphosen I was twelve. I was in the audience listening to my father who was playing it under the baton of Daniel...

Music
Nicola Fioravanti