Bob Wertz is a designer, creative director and Ph.D. student living in Columbia, South Carolina, but I’ve got a page about that. This page is focused on what I’m working on right now.
Updated April 16, 2023
👍 What I’m working on
Getting healthy / During the first two months of 2023, I’ve been successful at eating better and moving more.
Editing academic papers / Recently got my first “revise and resubmit.” Working on editing that paper. We’ll see what happens.
Writing more / One of my goals for 2023. I’m getting in the habit of writing regularly. Just have to keep it up.
Type Design / I’ve got a contract job doing some typeface design. Lots of nights and weekend time right now.
✏️ Recently written
First impressions of the Adobe Firefly Beta / Playing with Adobe’s new beta generative AI service.
Easy Category Pages in Navigation on Micro.Blog / How I built the navigation on my site.
Hitting the pause button / Reflections on taking a semester off.
7 Subscriptions that I happily pay for / Investing in great products.
📺 Recent Media Favorites
Television / Bad Batch, Season 2; Star Trek: Picard, Season 3; The Mandalorian, Season 3.
Podcasts / Upgrade+ and Downstream.
Music / I’ve decided to relisten to complete albums from my youth. I’ll probably write about it at some point.
🤍 Active Websites and Profiles
bobwertz.com / This site, hosted on Micro.Blog.
sketchbookb.com / Hosts my older blog posts and information about my type designs.
Google Scholar / Not much right now, but more to come.
Fontstruct / Download experimental modular type.
MyFonts / Purchase some of my typefaces.
💚 Most Active Social
Micro.Blog / My primary “open” social home. This feed can also be followed on Mastodon at @email@example.com.
Instagram / I still post pictures.
💛 Less Active Social
LinkedIn / It exists.
💔 Not Updated Social
🐠 The Fish
The fish at the top of the page is currently set to “looking up,” because I’m thrilled with Manton’s Twitter import feature on Micro.Blog.