shawnokeefe.com

Welcome to the digital playground and workspace of Shawn Michael O’Keefe — occasionally littered with personal thoughts, interests and inspirational tech and design content.

Jersey Project

Jersey Project

For what seems like eons, I’ve wanted to put together a cycling jersey for the South By Southwest staff to better represent at charity rides and races.

rockthatfont.com v2.0

Posted on Nov 22, 2011 in Design Stuff, Questionably Interesting Things

Call it “2.0″ or whatever buzzword of your choosing, but I’m excited to reveal that we recently launched a new site design for rockthatfont.com. We’ve implemented Typekit and a highly-customized premium WordPress theme from Shaken & Stirred. We hope this design will allow you to more easily deep-dive into our archived content and enjoy the […]

slides from “the typography of the bicycle”

Posted on Feb 3, 2011 in Design Stuff, Speaking Engagements

Last May at WebVisions, I gave a 5 minute presentation entitled, “The Typography of the Bicycle.” The idea was to take a similar journey of discovery as with Rock That Font, but instead of album covers, explore the typography of some of my favorite bicycles. The hilarious part is that right before jumping on the […]

rock’n'roll + typography = rockthatfont.com

Posted on Apr 20, 2010 in Design Stuff, Personal, Somewhat Interesting Things

why have i been so quiet as of late? well, i’d like to introduce you to one of those reasons: rockthatfont.com it’s a fun little project that i’ve had in the works for quite some time. a big hug to pals eric hurtgen and les jacobs for joining me on this adventure. explore the site […]

when is a design worth saving?

Posted on Mar 30, 2010 in Design Stuff, Personal, Somewhat Interesting Things

great design is often loved by some — and hated by many others. but regardless, it provokes. such is the case with my recent purchase of a 1978 volkswagen scirocco champagne edition ii. the amount of surface rust and missing parts really puts the project in project car, aesthetically challenging my neighbors even as it […]