Pining for GeoCities
Yeah, I know - this blog looks like it time-warped here from 1997. It’s my perfect angel
Even as web design gets sleeker, smoother, and more feature-oriented, there’s something very comforting to me about the simplicity of an HTML table and high contrast color. I came into web design at the advent of HTML 4 in my very early teens, and this whole early-internet aesthetic is intertwined with the nostalgia I think a lot of us carry for a simpler time in our lives. A time before life decided to kick us in the teeth on a daily basis.
So while I study Angular and start linking Bootstrap to an endless string of “Hello World” pages, I’ll at least have this small space to return to for comfort. One last shrine to a very bygone era and a sense of place to which I can never fully return.tags: general