4 entries tagged design

Idea: Hazard Signs for Cycle Lanes

Most people think cycle lanes and cycle tracks are automatically safe—after all, that‘s what the people in charge put them for, right? In fact, if you put town planners to the question, they admit that cycle lanes are there to create the perception of safety in the minds of people not yet brave enough to ride a bike in the streets. There is another function of cycle lanes, which is making it easier for motor-cars to overtake cycles, thus improving traffic flow. Read more

Door Zone Hazard Sign

Here’s another idea of a hazard sign for cycle lanes, continuing form my previous post. Cyclists sometimes travel too near the left edge of the road, or too close to parked cars for safety. Cycle lanes should not encourage this. Read more

CAPTION Web Site 1998–2011

Some friends and I started a small comics convention in Oxford called CAPTION a few years ago—so long ago, in fact, that it predates web sites for events like or anything like that. I started created brochure sites for CAPTION from 1998 (though I think that SpaceCAPTION1999 was the first to have a real promotional site). Reading through the old archives it’s interesting seeing the capabilites of web styling—and my facility with them—improving from year to year. So here is a slideshow! Read more