Stephen Gaskell is a speculative fiction writer whose work has been published in Nature, Writers of the Future, and Cosmos magazine, amongst other places. This website showcases his writing, contains resources for other writers, and includes a blog.
Brighton Gigs was originally conceived as a notification system for new gigs in Brighton based on the Last.fm API and the microblogging platform Twitter. It later evolved into this minimalist web application, which works in your desktop browser or on your iPhone/iPod touch.
j4mie dot org
This is my personal blog site powered by the popular open-source blogging engine WordPress, with a fully customised theme and visual design.
A collaborative tumblelog about science, art, and artificial life.
This bold, simple design is a fully automated photography blog and is integrated with the photo sharing site Flickr. It is built around a custom PHP script which automatically pulls every photo with a given "tag" from those uploaded to the site by a specific user.
Dark Matter Guitars
Dark Matter Guitars is a new instrument-making workshop based in the North West of England, offering both acoustic and electric guitars. The design for this site involved a striking visual theme, accompanied by custom code to generate a "showcase" of instruments, photo galleries etc.
The homepage of John Donaldson, “one of Britain's most exciting contemporary jazz pianists.” This simple but eye-catching site features upcoming gig listings as well as music previews and biographical information.
Since the spring of 2005, Jazz Hastings has promoted a monthly gig at the Hastings and St Leonards Angling Club, on the seafront in the oldtown of Hastings. This site was designed to showcase upcoming gigs, as well as photographs of past visiting musicians.
Southport Jazz Season
The Southport Jazz Season ran from the 1st of February to the 1st of June 2008, linking Southport Melodic Jazz Club's "Jazz On A Winter's Weekend" festival and the Southport International Jazz Festival. This site was a collaboration based on a postcard design by CMG Creative.(Southport Jazz Season is now over, so this site is no longer online).
The International Associaton for Jazz Education is a non-profit voluntary organisation committed to global jazz education. A Europe-based website was required to complement the American site, and needed to cater for members and prospective members in six different languages. (Unfortunately, due to the demise of the IAJE, this site is no longer online).