With all of the client projects and other work we’ve been doing lately, it seems like a good time to take a break and work on a personal project for a change. To that end, we’ll come up with a sparse yet flexible design for a personal journal. This will require a column for the journal entry and another for links to other entries in the same journal.
Let’s lay down some basic design directions and see where they take us.
The page should have a sort of papery look to it, ideally by using a light tan background.
The paragraph text should be a smallish sans-serif font and spread apart a bit.
The headings should also be sans serif and appropriately sized.
The sidebar should be to the right and separated from the journal entry text by ...