I’m Colm - a designer based in Dublin, Ireland. I design and build things for the web. Occasionally, I tweet about design. I pretend to be intellectual on Quora. I also enjoy cooking and guitar shredding You can check out my visual design chops on Dribbble.


Modulz

An assortment of ready-made landing page sections to help startups get up and running quicker.

CSS Framework

A collection of reusable CSS utilities for building every project ever. The least opinionated CSS framework.

Plexi

A design tool for building hi-fidelity, clickable prototypes and animations without writing any code.


Is there a science to picking colors that work well together or is it just subjective?

A brief introduction to the basic fundamentals of color theory.

Don't call me that

I challenge the concept of job titles and question their usefulness, exploring the negative effect they can have on productivity.

How do creatives choose beautiful imagery for websites?

I outline what goes into designing images for the web, from image content to image optimization.

Designers don't solve problems

I emphasise the importance of design process and explain the benefits of taking a more long-term, iterative approach to design.

What are the best resources for learning bleeding-edge web, UI and UX design?

A crash course in designing products for the web. I cover topics like wireframing, copywriting, user profiling and more.

Can visual design be learned?

A crash course in visual design. I cover concepts like balance, alignment, contrast, proximity and more.