Hello, I’m Holger Bartel

I’m a designer & developer and I live in Hong Kong.

Recent articles

  • All That Data

    On my last night in NYC a few weeks ago, I spoke to a friend of mine who works at a large bank. Somehow we came to talk…

  • When Things Go Wrong

    It’s the weekend of FFCPH and yesterday morning I was supposed to leave from Hong Kong to hold a workshop today. As I w…

  • Sticky Things

    This week I have been working on a new navigation/header component which is supposed to work as a sticky header—people n…

See all articles

Recent Notes

  • Semantic Components

    I wrote a new article on Colloq where I explain how we solved an issue with our component semantics. It has proven as a solid solution for us and…

  • Productivity and Complexity on the Web

    The recent “The Cult of the Complex” by @zeldman kept me thinking, just like this tweet by @dhh did. I also feel like there was a time where our work has…

View all notes