Now

Last update on 25th August 2018. The now page is inspired by Nownownow.

Design

  • Currently I’m a freelance designer and product owner setting up design systems for organisations.
  • Organizing Refresh Conference, a conference in Groningen for designers and front-end developers with great speakers. It's on 26th of October 2018, get your tickets. ;-)
  • Running a meetup called Refresh, it’s for designers and front-end developers.
  • Designing the new website of Qbit, a complete rebranding of the cyber security companies Insite Security and ITSec.
  • Improving the design system of Voys in Groningen one day a week.
  • Supporting 365Werk three days a week with a design system and css architecture for their web applications. Working on Location in Groningen.
  • Updating CSS framework Taiga Boilerplate, it is based on ITCSS, PostCSS, BEM and Nunjucks.
  • Formerly owner of the design agency Studio Wolf together with Tim Sluis.

Photography & travel

  • Opened an Etsy shop where you can buy prints of my landschape photos.
  • Taking photos of beautiful landscapes.
  • Photographing the calendar of 2019 for 'het Groninger Landschap', you can buy prints.
  • I recently bought a Canon A2 printer, so if you want a print, just contact me.
  • Preparing photography trips to Scotland and New Zealand.
  • Photographer for 'het Groninger Landschap', check my latest work in a video.
  • Posting photos of our Small Münsterländer Nikki on Instagram, she is sweet, stubborn and enthusiastic!
  • Preparing the next hike with friends this summer in Austria. Watch a video of our hike in the Dolomites, Italy last year.
  • Photographing all 54 Dolmens (Hunebedden) in the Netherlands for an upcoming book.

I’m currently interested in writing and speaking about

  • Design systems & pattern libraries
  • CSS Grid Layout
  • Hiking & landscape photography

You can contact me at aljan@scholtens.me.