New Theme on Nanyate.com: Flow

Finally, after 1.5 years, I’ve grown tired of the last theme and re-designed nanyate.com. (You RSS subscribers need to click into the site to see. :P) About the Re-Design This theme is all about serenity, simplicity and balance. I’ve cut out a few redundant pages and removed some unnecessary design elements, so that it’s minimal…


Nanyate 2010 Re-design: Nami

Nanyate.com finally gets a new theme for 2010! It’s called 波 nami – Japanese for wave. Not much inspiration here; I simply grew tired of looking at serif fonts on white background. Every blog seems to be going to the minimalist, serif route, so I decided to bring back some color and some sans-serif into…


New Theme: Seigaiha

Friends, readers and lurkers, I now present to you my new theme: Seigaiha or 青海波. Seigaiha is an ancient Japanese wave design created with semi-circles. How Seigaiha was born It’s probably the most difficult theme I have ever designed. Finding the motif was the easy part. I discovered seigaiha months ago while I was at…


A Revolution in My Web Design Philosophy

As some of you may have noticed, my site structure has changed since the migration to the new servers. I streamlined the pages in preparation for my new theme; a new theme that is going to be radically different from anything I have ever designed. Not that it’s going to look revolutionary or anything; it’s…


Nanyate?! Gets A 2009 Redesign

After designing, coding and scrapping 2 layouts, I finally settled with this new theme, which I call “Zen”. Searching for a personal brand, an identity It was quite a challenge coming up with something new. With my job now related to the Singaporean social media scene, I wanted to create some sort of identity for…