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Hi there! I’m Idan.

I’m one of those weird designer/developer “full stack” hybrids. I make things for the web; sometimes it’s pixels, sometimes it’s code, sometimes it’s both. I heart Python and Django, an affair that has gone on long enough that I’m now a member of Django’s core developer team. I’m a particularly rabid fan of anything at the intersection of engineering and design, like data visualization.

I often speak to groups of one stripe or another about how the other half works. There’s a false dichotomy between these disciplines; engineers and designers alike would benefit from knowing a bit about what their counterparts do and how they do it. Whenever my talks get recorded, I throw them up on my Lanyrd profile.

The best way to get in touch with me is via my Twitter, .

Here are some other places where I share things:

If you really must send me an email, it‘s


This site is set entirely in Elena by Process Type Foundry. Webfont delivery is courtesy of Typekit.

This blog is powered by Jekyll and hosted by Github. The CSS was authored with Sass and the Compass framework. You can view the source if that’s your thing.


All content © Copyright Idan Gazit 2011. All rights reserved.

You are free to learn from (and use) everything that isn’t content in this site’s Jekyll source according to the terms of the MIT license. Pretty much everything outside the _posts directory is fair game. If you’re unsure, ask me.

Also, don’t be a douchebag. Imitation may be flattery, but wholesale reuse of this site’s style is neither flattering nor imitation; it’s theft. Don’t do it.