a hand with two extended fingers flashing the V for Victory or peace sign

My name is Nick, which means “victory of the people.” I design things for screens (mostly), paper (sometimes), and humans (always).

Nick Simson

I live in Knoxville, Tenn. and work as a public sector communication designer. I’m @nsmsn on Github, Twitter, and a few other places. You can learn more about me or see what I’m up to now.



You can read my latest post:

  1. Boone Goodbye, Dad.

You’ll find plenty more to read in the archive.


  • /work

    My design portfolio

  • /posts

    Blog archive (2014 - current)

  • /tags

    Browse posts by tag

  • /info

    Profile / About this site

  • /library

    A collection of books

  • /html

    Bare-bones style guide

  • /recommends

    Honest to goodness recommendations

  • /now

    Like an about page, but more immediate

  • /type

    A note on the type

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