Blurb Hack

Personal Project
Process: UX, Visual Design and Development

Blurb Hack was born as a simple project to enhance my html, css and php skills. Rather than do a bunch of isolated tutorials or build a site filled with placeholder images and "lorem ipsum" I decided that I would build a place to post book reviews (being a big reader). The site now included cover concept of each book I review and is open to others to submit reviews. 3 years on and I have used the agile methodology with out even knowing it. The site has grown from a static review site to now run of a CMS and offers a shop where notebooks with my cover designs are available through

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Blurb Hack Homepage: Previews latest reviews and cover concepts. Blurb Hack Review Page Blurb Hack Cover Concept Gallery: All covers as thumbnails with pop-up images for isolated view. Blurb Hack Product Page: Notebooks printed by featuring the concept covers are available for purchase. Product details and price are displayed here, including photography of cover and inside spread.