Elliot Jay Stocks is a designer, speaker, and author. He is the Creative Director of Adobe Typekit, co-founder of lifestyle magazine Lagom, founder of typography magazine 8 Faces, and an electronic musician.

  1. 2014

    So what actually is the UK? 19 September 2014

    A lament for the iPod Classic 15 September 2014

    Goodbye Digest, hello Lagom 05 September 2014

    Viewport Industries has now closed for business 02 September 2014

    On digital publishing in 2014 12 August 2014

    Google’s Material Design 26 June 2014

    Typekit updates for CC 2014 20 June 2014

    Siteleaf 10 June 2014

    Advanced web typography: Responsive web typography 09 April 2014

    Advanced web typography: Justification & hyphenation 09 April 2014

    Advanced web typography: Kerning 08 April 2014

    Advanced web typography: A recap on OpenType features 08 April 2014

    Say hello to Skull Tubes 31 March 2014

    A lament for Readmill 29 March 2014

    Celebrating non-venture-backed companies 05 March 2014

    This is not 2013 in review 03 January 2014

  2. 2013

    CSS Regions and Edge Reflow 27 September 2013

    Digest is out now 14 August 2013

    Digest’s typography & grids (part 1) 07 August 2013

    My new magazine: Digest 29 July 2013

    Countdone is now available in the App Store 26 June 2013

    3 reasons I’m excited about WWDC 2013 04 June 2013

    Hello, Typekit 23 May 2013

    Studio diary 2013: part 2 15 May 2013

    You should come to ConfShop 10 May 2013

    Typographica’s favourite typefaces of 2012 18 March 2013

    Beware the free, invisible service 14 March 2013

    Hello, I’m a human being 04 March 2013

    Responsive web design: the war has not yet been won 01 March 2013

    Coming soon: Countdone for iOS 21 February 2013

    Designers I would recommend 08 February 2013

    Somerset to San Francisco in pictures 03 February 2013

    Studio diary 2013: part 1 09 January 2013

  3. 2012

    2012 in review 31 December 2012

    Thirty-three 18 December 2012

    Quatro 13 December 2012

    A new model for the musician-to-listener relationship 28 November 2012

    Hammer 22 November 2012

    A conversation with Erik Spiekermann 20 November 2012

    Typecast joins Monotype 30 October 2012

    Music collections in the era of the cloud 24 October 2012

    So, this is what I missed 19 October 2012

    What did I miss? 17 October 2012

    Thank you 23 September 2012

    Why we created Insites: The Book 21 September 2012

    Made to measure 18 September 2012

    Good riddance, PayPal 04 September 2012

    Why you should back App.net, and now 12 August 2012

    Review: Doxie Go WiFi scanner 01 August 2012

    Has adaptive design failed? Of course it bloody hasn’t. 23 May 2012

    Tomorrow’s web type today: from Qaegkvwyz to Qaegkvwyz using stylesets 15 May 2012

    Tomorrow’s web type today: Say it With a Swash 14 May 2012

    Tomorrow’s web type today: Expert subsets for css in 123 12 May 2012

    Tomorrow’s web type today: The fine flourish of the ligature 10 May 2012

    The cloud-centric Mac set-up: 8 months on 10 April 2012

    Ideas of March 2.0 15 March 2012

    Responsive Summit 28 February 2012

    Better background images for responsive web design 15 February 2012

    Review: Mantis Stand for iPad 10 February 2012

    Dog days 25 January 2012

    A better Photoshop grid for responsive web design 20 January 2012

  4. 2011

    2011 in review goals for 2012 29 December 2011

    Announcing Insites: The Book 21 December 2011

    With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility 16 December 2011

    8 Faces #4 06 December 2011

    Viewport Industries & The 2012 Experiment 17 November 2011

    The typography-out approach in the world of browser-based web design 07 October 2011

    Steve Jobs 06 October 2011

    Help us raise $35,000 for clean water in Ethiopia 30 September 2011

    The Kindle Fire 29 September 2011

    A new elliotjaystocks.com 23 September 2011

    Review: ColcaSac MacBook Air 11" sleeve 22 September 2011

    Extensis’ Web Font Plug-In 13 September 2011

    Choose your web fonts wisely 01 September 2011

    The relevance of the baseline grid 24 August 2011

    Profiled in Computer Arts Projects 23 August 2011

    I'm redesigning Smashing Magazine 18 August 2011

    8 Faces #3 17 August 2011

    A note about my new Mac set-up 09 August 2011

    A cloud-centric software licence 25 July 2011

    Three things 08 July 2011

    Font-weight in the age of web fonts 07 July 2011

    The Email Charter 04 July 2011

    First impressions of Google Plus 30 June 2011

    Free HTML / CSS for type & palette proposals 24 June 2011

    Get away from your desk 02 June 2011

    CSS transitions & media queries 31 May 2011

    Authentic Jobs UK 26 May 2011

    Using TextExpander to conquer email 11 May 2011

    Tracked 06 May 2011

    Posthumous posting 05 May 2011

    A preview of Codex: the journal of typography 27 April 2011

    Introducing: Insites 21 April 2011

    Time away from email 18 April 2011

    An open letter to Dropbox 10 April 2011

    A cloud-centric Mac set-up 04 April 2011

    Clueless 29 March 2011

    Allow yourself a sick day 24 March 2011

    Using web fonts in desktop design apps 22 March 2011

    Ideas of March (a return to blogging) 21 March 2011

  5. 2010

    2010 in review goals for 2011 27 December 2010

    The best web conferences of 2010 22 December 2010

    The search for the perfect media centre 22 November 2010

    8 Faces #2 10 November 2010

    Hardboiled Web Design by Andy Clarke 19 October 2010

    The fine art of saying hello 15 September 2010

    Win a special edition of 8 Faces 17 August 2010

    MoviePeg alphabet 09 August 2010

    On publishing 28 July 2010

    8 Faces #1 now available to pre-order 16 July 2010

    8 Faces: very, very soon 09 July 2010

    EP 2 is on its way 28 June 2010

    Starkers 3.0 21 June 2010

    Perfect Harmony 21 June 2010

    Pulse news reader for iPad 11 June 2010

    Back up 10 June 2010

    Steve Jobs on Flash 30 April 2010

    The inevitable failure of e-readers 24 April 2010

    Web designers who can't code 18 February 2010

    First thoughts on the iPad 28 January 2010

    Starkers: HTML5 the future 25 January 2010

    Bristol bound 23 January 2010

    The Apple Tablet 12 January 2010

  6. 2009

    2009 in review goals for 2010 30 December 2009

    Introducing: 8 Faces magazine 23 December 2009

    A pet project in the works 18 December 2009

    Branding The Money Pig 09 December 2009

    URL ABC 27 November 2009

    Ghostly Discovery 30 October 2009

    Hard-code your navigation and get over it 23 September 2009

    More reasons to get excited about Typekit 20 August 2009

    English lesson #1: it's / its 13 August 2009

    The Font-As-Service 07 August 2009

    Starkers grows up 17 July 2009

    ‘How to design a portfolio site’ screencast 13 July 2009

    Tutorial: Multiple single.php templates in WordPress 09 July 2009

    Version 5 of elliotjaystocks.com 25 June 2009

    I'm redesigning. Here's why. 20 April 2009

    Win a signed copy of Sexy Web Design 16 April 2009

    Don't check work email outside of work hours 27 March 2009

    Announcing... EP 1. Come and get it. 23 March 2009

    Sexy Web Design 19 March 2009

    EP1: the details (and how to get it for free) 14 March 2009

    Web Directions North 2009 16 February 2009

    Studio diary: part 5 05 February 2009

    Studio diary: part 4 30 January 2009

    Studio diary: part 3 19 January 2009

    Design trends in 2009 15 January 2009

    Let’s talk money 07 January 2009

  7. 2008

    Goals, old and new 22 December 2008

    Studio diary: part 2 15 December 2008

    LittleSnapper 11 December 2008

    Studio diary: part 1 02 December 2008

    Write off that first hour 27 November 2008

    Interviewed in Blogorola magazine & Floobe 24 November 2008

    A quick word on advertising 19 November 2008

    Round-up of 2008 speaking events 14 November 2008

    Samantha Cliffe Photography 24 October 2008

    Speaking events in early 2009 21 October 2008

    Build your profile to get more freelance work 13 October 2008

    Why being freelance does not mean you have to work more hours 06 October 2008

    Starkers for WordPress 2.6.2 18 September 2008

    Forthcoming speaking events 09 September 2008

    Thwart the design thieves feature in .net magazine 01 September 2008

    Death to IE6 27 August 2008

    Vote for my SXSW ‘09 panels 13 August 2008

    Bypassing the new Delicious site 11 August 2008

    Interview on Boagworld (and appearance on The BeerCast) 16 July 2008

    Introducing WooThemes; or, How you can own my WordPress theme designs 09 July 2008

    Tutorial: create a textured background image 28 June 2008

    iPhone 3G disappointments 10 June 2008

    A blessay about Twitter 23 May 2008

    Happy National Day! 17 May 2008

    Learning lessons 07 May 2008

    The to-do list problem & the ‘Things’ solution 01 May 2008

    Week one of working for myself 26 April 2008

    FOWD London 2008 wrap-up 23 April 2008

    Create the perfect logo feature in .net magazine 03 April 2008

    ‘A Gosling’ by Stuart Kolakovic 26 March 2008

    Speaking and teaching at FOWD 12 March 2008

    Want to help create the next version of elliotjaystocks.com? 07 March 2008

    Wordpress tutorial:how to apply a dynamic body class or ID 23 February 2008

    I’m leaving Carsonified 20 February 2008

    How can we stop the thieves? 08 February 2008

    Typesites 07 February 2008

    Free ‘Starkers’ Wordpress theme 27 January 2008

    Catastroph-IE 25 January 2008

    Video on CommandShift3 24 January 2008

    Kning Disk: beautiful Swedish design 18 January 2008

    Cooking With Beer, episode 1:‘Mussels in Hoegaarden with Chips’ 11 January 2008

    Goals for 2008 04 January 2008

  8. 2007

    Round-up of 2007 speaking events 25 December 2007

    Tutorial: create transparent PNGs from your application icons 19 December 2007

    Best of CSS Design 2007 / Top Blog Designs of 2007 / snap2objects interview 12 December 2007

    24 ways 03 December 2007

    The iPhone can make you a better person 30 November 2007

    Always (mis)read the label 22 November 2007

    ‘Destroy The Web 2.0 Look’ @ Future of Web Design, New York 13 November 2007

    CSS Tutorial: better nav image replacement 27 October 2007

    Writeroom: minimalism at its best 23 October 2007

    A week in books 12 October 2007

    I’m speaking at Future Of Web Design, New York 09 October 2007

    A little story about Airbag Industries’ new Sundance Film Festival site 05 October 2007

    Hear me speak at SXSW! 20 September 2007

    The new version (4.5) of elliotjaystocks.com 15 September 2007

    I’m speaking at SkillSwap Bristol 14 September 2007

    Win tickets to ‘iDesign’ next Tuesday 11 September 2007

    Interviewed by Adriaan Pienaar 08 September 2007

    The new iPods 05 September 2007

    I’m speaking at the London Design Festival 01 September 2007

    Featured on Web Designer Wall 23 August 2007

    Featured in Artzmania magazine 11 August 2007

    Apple’s new iMac & keyboard 08 August 2007

    Feature in .net / Practical Web Design magazine 26 July 2007

    I’m speaking at Oxford Geek Night 3 20 July 2007

    5 apps for a new MacBook Pro 13 July 2007

    Some pretty big news 20 June 2007

    Now this is just silly 15 June 2007

    Tutorial in Computer Arts magazine 09 June 2007

    Apollo at Adobe Live 2007 06 June 2007

    Pirated 28 May 2007

    Featured in Smashing Magazine& Web Standards For Skeptics 22 May 2007

    Transcending CSS by Andy Clarke 10 May 2007

    Thoughts on Coda 24 April 2007

    ‘Gimmi’ custom Photoshop brushes (v1) 24 April 2007

    ElliotJayStocks.com version 4 19 April 2007

    Three mistakes Apple have made with the UK market 26 March 2007

  9. 2006

    Bonnie, 1994 - 2006 30 December 2006

    Enhanced CD Blues 07 December 2006

    Christmas shopping: online, instore 29 November 2006

    Misunderstanding web standards 09 November 2006

    The joke that is IE7 02 November 2006

    iTunes 7: I take it back 29 September 2006

    iTunes 7 17 September 2006

    Pedantic Semantics 05 September 2006

    Beer heaven 28 June 2006

    This is the end… 17 June 2006

    A change of plan 15 June 2006

    Dracula unspectacular 03 June 2006

    Amsterdam > Prague > Vienna 25 May 2006

    Aboard the ship surreal 22 May 2006

    Brussels 20 May 2006

    New site! 18 May 2006

  10. 2005

    A man after my own heart 05 September 2005

    On the deck 05 September 2005

    Waking up to trees 05 September 2005

    (Re)Thinking Aloud 05 September 2005

    After the London bombings 07 July 2005

    Untitled 26 January 2005

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